Emam Attallah

Associate Professor - Chair of Legal Studies Department

After graduating from the University of Cairo with a degree in Law, I joined Egyptian force Army for 3 years, then worked 6 years as  a legal researcher in people’s Assembly  in Egypt until 1998 , I joined National Center for Social & criminological Research ( NCSCR) as a Researcher, which specialized in Empirical Studies, so I involved in many of it in many aspects (Social, political, Economic,etc) from Law point of view.  and I studied for a PhD in criminal Law at the University of Cairo, awarded in 2000. I worked as an Expert in NCSCR and promoted to professor Rank in 2011 (10 Months after joining ZU) .

Roles and Responsibilities

Chair of Legal Studies Department


  • PhD in Criminal Law, ( Legal structure of Terrorism – comparative Study) , Cairo university, Egypt, 2000 
  • BA In Law, Cairo university, 1990.

Previous Positions

1990-1993: Officer in Egyptian force Army
1993-1998: Legal Researcher in People’s Assembly in Egypt. 
1998-2011: Expert and Professor in NCSCR.


I am a Member in many committees at ZU & CHSS levels (Irregularities Committee, Student conduct Committee, and Research Committee.)

I participate in developing PHD in Law program at ZU, in addition to my teaching in Master of Judicial Studies (MAJS).


Arabic and English

Informal Interests

Reading, and follow political news.

Research and Professional Activities

Research Interests

  • Criminal Social Researches

Current Projects

  • Legal Awareness between university students in UAE

Teaching Areas


  • LAW 620: Scientific Evidence and Expert Testimony
  • LAW 621: Judicial Writing and Research
  • LAW 640: Advanced JUdicial Writing
  • LAW 650: Research Project
  • LAW 641: Advocacy Skills
  • LAW 622: Case Analysis and Judicial Decision Making
  • LAW 625: Argument Building and Persuasion
  • LAW 603: New Trends in Criminal Law
  • LAW 611: Criminal Procedural Law

IT Crimes in Legislations & Arabic conventions, Arabic Naïf University, 2017.