Assistant Professor at the College of Law at Qatar University

He obtained a PhD in international human rights law from Damascus University in 2006 and a master’s degree in human rights law from the University of Nottingham in 2000. Hafez worked in the diplomatic corps and was a legal advisor for the Syrian Foreign Ministry from 1998 to 2012, serving in Damascus, Tehran, London and Yerevan. He has vast experience in teaching and research at the Universities of Nottingham and Damascus, Al Iman Institute, the Syrian Virtual University and the Syrian International Academy for Training and Development.