George Bisharat

George Bisharat

IPS Senior Fellow since 2009, and a professor of law at Hastings College of the Law in San Francisco.

George Bisharat is a professor of law at Hastings College of the Law in San Francisco, where he teaches criminal procedure and practice, law and anthropology, Islamic law, and law in Middle East societies.  His research and writing focus on international legal aspects of Palestine/Israel and on U.S. policies toward the Middle East.  He is a frequent commentator for media in the U.S. and abroad, and his op-ed pieces have appeared in The New York Times, The Wall Street Journal, USA Today, The Los Angeles Times, Ha'aretz, and other newspapers.  He is a member of the editorial committee of the Journal of Palestine Studies, and a board member of the Transnational Arab Research Institute.