Noura Erakat is a human rights attorney and writer. She is currently an Adjunct Professor of international human rights law in the Middle East at Georgetown University, and she is the US-based Legal Advocacy Coordinator for Badil Center for Palestinian Refugee and Residency Rights. Most recently she served as Legal Counsel for a Congressional Subcommittee in the House of Representatives, chaired by Congressman Dennis J. Kucinich. She has helped to initiate and organize several national formations including Arab Women Arising for Justice (AMWAJ) and the US Palestinian Community Network (USPCN). She is a Co-Editor of Jadaliyya.