Ambassador Feisal Amin Rasoul Istrabadi
Academic Year 2007-2008
Ambassador Feisal Amin Rasoul Istrabadi is Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary, Deputy Permanent Representative of Iraq to the United Nations, New York 2004 - 2007. Ambassador Istrabadi focuses his research on the processes of building legal and political institutions in countries in transition from dictatorship to democracy. He brings a multi-disciplinary approach to studying the emergence of constitutionalism in such societies, including questions of timing and legitimacy, issues of transitional justice, and the political and cultural factors which influence the process of democratization. Ambassador Istrabadi lectures often at universities and think tanks on Iraq-related issues. He appears frequently in national and international media. Ambassador Istrabadi is also a Visiting Professor at the Indiana University Law School and a Visiting Professor by Courtesy at the School of Public and Environmental Affairs.