Current S.J.D. Candidates

Dana Wolf
S.J.D. Candidate

Dana Wolf, an S.J.D. candidate at American University Washington College of Law, is completing her dissertation titled “The End of Occupation and its Implications for the Occupying State."  Her academic interests and professional background include: International Humanitarian Law, Law of War, International Human Rights Law and International Organizations and Tribunals. A native Israeli, Ms. Wolf puts particular emphasis in her academic research on the Israeli-Arab Conflict in light of international law. Prior to joining the Washington College of Law’s S.J.D program, Ms. Wolf was Deputy Director of the Yitzhak Rabin Center in Israel (2005-2009). She obtained her LL.M at New York University School of Law where she served as Israeli Counsel in NYU’s moot court proceedings on the legality of the Security Fence. Upon Graduating from NYU, Ms. Wolf served as Adviser to Counselors for Economic and Social Affairs and to the Legal Counselor at the Permanent Mission of Israel to the United Nations in New York (2004-2005). She represented the State of Israel at the annual UN Commissions on Peacekeeping; the Status of Women and People with Disabilities. Ms. Wolf received her LL.B from the Interdisciplinary Center, Herzliya, Israel and is a licensed Attorney at Law in Israel where she practiced Criminal Litigation at S. Horowitz and Co., one of the country's top law firms (2001-2003).

Degrees & Universities

S.J.D. Candidate, American University Washington College of Law
LL.M., New York University
LL.B., Interdisciplinary Center, Herzliya, Israel
B.A., Business Administration,  Interdisciplinary Center, Herzliya, Israel

Areas of Specialization

International Humanitarian Law
The Law of War
International Human Rights Law
International Organizations and Tribunals

 

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