Sherif A. Elgebeily

Dr Sherif Elgebeily is the Founding Director of the Centre for the Study of International Peace and Security, and the 2016 International Rule of Law Visiting Fellow of the Bingham Centre for the Rule of Law (UK). Sherif has previously held university teaching posts in the UK, Egypt, and Hong Kong and the author of 'The Rule of Law in the United Nations Security Council Decision-Making Process: Turning the Focus Inwards' (Routledge, forthcoming 2017), writes frequently for both media and academic outlets, and has presented his research internationally at numerous conferences.

He is a founding member, former Editor-in-chief, and current Member of the Advisory Board of the Westminster Law Review, with experience co-drafting Human Rights and other reports for the Iraq Team of the United Nations Department of Political Affairs in New York, defending human rights with the Egyptian Initiative for Personal Rights in Egypt, drafting Space Policy for the Enterprise and Industry Directorate-General of the European Commission in Brussels, and researching media law at the Child Law Centre, University of Pretoria. His research interests include the rule of law, comparative constitutional law, the UN Security Council, and international human rights law.

Experience

  • 2016–present
    Founding Director, Centre for the Study of International Peace and Security
  • 2016–present
    International Visiting Fellow, Bingham Centre for the Rule of Law
  • 2015–2016
    Course convenor, Faculty of Law, University of Hong Kong
  • 2015–2016
    Assistant Research Officer, CCPL, Faculty of Law, University of Hong Kong
  • 2015–2015
    Lecturer (Non-clinical), Faculty of Law, University of Hong Kong

Education

  • 2014 
    University of Westminster, PhD

Professional Memberships

  • International Studies Association