Nora Salem is an assistant professor in the Department of Political Science at AUC, where she teaches public international law, collective security measures within the UN system and introduction to Egyptian law. Before joining AUC, she held a teaching position at the Faculty of Law at GUC (2016-2017). She completed her doctoral degree at the Faculty of Law, Friedrich-Schiller University in Jena, Germany (2016), for which she received a doctoral stipend by the Friedrich-Ebert-Foundation, and conducted her research as visiting scholar at Fordham Law School in New York, USA (2014-2015). In her research, Salem assessed Egypt's domestic legal efforts towards implementing the UN Women’s Rights Convention and looked particularly into the validity of Sharia-based reservations, as well as various areas of domestic law, including Personal Status Law; Criminal Law; Labor Law; Nationality Law; Anti-Human Trafficking Law and Egypt’s 2014 Constitution, in light of gender discriminative provisions.
During her stay in New York, she served in various capacities for the United Nations Secretariat, including the OPCW-UN Joint Investigative Mechanism Syria (2016) and the Secretariat of the Administrative and Budgetary Committee (2015). After graduating from the Faculty of Law, University of Cologne, Germany (2009), she completed the two-year legal residency at the High Regional Court of Duesseldorf and obtained the German bar examination (2012).
"The impact of the Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Discrimination Against Women on the domestic legislation in Egypt"
“Consequences for the German legislator resulting from ratifying the European Council Convention on the Elimination of Violence Against Women and Girls"
"Eliminating Gender Based Violence: A Missing Millennium Development Goal?" (JILPAC 2/2014, 93)
“Report: Symposium on RPAS / UAS: A challenge for international, European an national air law", (ZLW 3/2013)
- Human Rights Law
- Public International Law
- Collective Security measures within the UN system
- Introduction to Egyptian Law
- Political Systems