Bashar Malkawi

Global Professor of Practice in Law, James E. Rogers College of Law

Bashar Malkawi is Global Professor of Law at University of Arizona, where he teaches in the OUC-UA legal program. He teaches American common law, legal writing, procedure, and international trade. Bashar Malkawi received his S.J.D from American University, Washington College of Law, and LLM in International Trade Law from University of Arizona. He is well-versed in teaching and providing legal advice with 20+ years' experience in private and public sectors. Previously, Bashar Malkawi taught at universities in Jordan, UAE, and Italy. At the University of Sharjah, he has been Dean and Head of the Law School for the last four years. Prof. Malkawi's work covers a variety of subjects, but with strong emphasis on the World Trade Organization, regional trade agreements, and business law (broadly conceived). He has written many articles for law reviews and professional publications, which have appeared in such top-tier journals as Journal of World Trade, Harvard Negotiation Law Review, and American Journal of Comparative Law. Prof. Malkawi is author, co-author, or chapter contributor of numerous books. Prof. Malkawi is regular speaker in international academic and professional events. In addition to his scholarship, Prof. Malkawi frequently consults for a wide array of international organizations, governments, and international law firms on matters related to business law.