Bashar Malkawi is Dean and Professor of Law at University of Sharjah in the United Arab Emirates. He received his SJD from American University, Washington College of Law and LLM in International Trade Law from University of Arizona. His academic career has traversed both Business and Law schools, teaching a variety of courses. His research focuses on the role of the World Trade Organization (WTO), regional trade agreements, Arab economic integration, the application of international law theory to the WTO, and the global regulation of intellectual property.
Bashar is the author of Jordan and the World Trading System: A Case Study for Arab Countries. Over the years, he has written articles on various aspects of WTO law and business law that have appeared in major law reviews. In addition to law articles and academic books, he also writes for the popular press in the United States and Middle East.
Apart from his academic activities, he regularly provides consulting service to international organizations, governments, and multinational law firms on matters related to business law.