Ra'if Zureik ... Palestinian citizen of Israel ... lawyer with long experience in the struggle for equality in housing.
A graduate of The Hebrew University (LL.B., 1988; LL.M. Magna Cum Laude, 1997), Columbia Law School (LL.M., 2001) and Harvard Law School (S.J.D., 2007), Raif Zreik, a Palestinian Israeli, is currently teaching as a visiting professor at Georgetown Law School. Before accepting this position, he taught at Haifa law school and was a researcher at the Van Leer Institute in Jerusalem. His research and teaching address questions related to legal and political theory, as well as citizenship and identity issues. He has published broadly in these areas, with work appearing in edited collections and in legal and interdisciplinary journals, such as "Notes on the value of theory" in the Journal of Law and Ethics of Human Rights (2007), "The persistence of the exception: remarks on the story of Israel constitutionalism" in Thinking Palestine (a book edited by Ronit Lentin, 2007), "Palestine, Apartheid and rights discourse" in the Journal of Palestine Studies (2004) and "Palestine as exile" in Global Jurists (2003).