Ruba Ali Al-Hassani

An Iraqi-Canadian, Socio-Legal scholar

Ruba Ali Al-Hassani is a Ph.D. candidate at Osgoode Hall Law School, York University, with a Masters Degree in Criminology from the University of Toronto, and a Masters in Law from Osgoode Hall Law School. She has taught Sociology as well as Law & Society courses at both York University and Trent University. Ruba is a non-resident associate at Al-Sabeel Consulting, an interpreter for the Iraqi Refugee Assistance Project, a regional representative of the Iraqi Cooperative Orphan Aid Foundation, and a co-founding Board Member of the Canadian Association of Muslim Women in Law. Her research interests focus on Iraq, and include the Sociology of Law, as well as of crime and social control.

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