Asem Khalil is a Professor of Public Law, Vice-President for Community Affairs (since 2016), H.H. Shaikh Hamad Bin Khalifa Al-Thani Chair in Constitutional and International Law, Birzeit University.
Dr Khalil is the former Dean of the Faculty of Law and Public Administration (2012-2015), and the former director of the Ibrahim Abu Lughod Institute of International Studies (2010-2012).
Dr. Khalil holds a Ph.D. in Public Law, Fribourg University, Switzerland, a Master in Public Administration from the National School of Administration, France, and a doctorate in Utriusque Juris, Lateran University, Italy. He was for two years a visiting researcher at the Global Hauser at the NYU School of law (2009-2010 & 2015-2016).