After having received an academic scholarship, Dr. Amjad Hassan spent 14 years studying and working as a lecturer in Algeria. Working at Bashar University as a new graduate in a foreign country was an exciting challenge that helped him hone his teaching skills, establish his theoretical paradigm, improve upon his Modern Standard Arabic language skills, and enhance his cross-cultural competencies. Upon return to Palestine in 2008, Dr. Amjad joined An-Najah University and started teaching courses in Private Law and Intellectual Property Law. His mission is to inspire students to love law, so he approaches his teaching in a way to create meaning in students’ lives and their future careers.
In addition to teaching, until recently, he also served as the Assistant to the Dean responsible for day-to-day operations of the department under administrative direction. He supervised and coordinated department activities, was in charge of interviewing and selecting new hires, and served as a resource for both students and faculty members seeking various types of assistance that require his attention and problem-solving abilities.
Dr. Amjad is a member of many administrative and academic committees at the Faculty of Law, including the Disciplinary Committee and the Appeal Committee, to name a few. For two years, he has also been a member of the An-Najah University’s peer-review journal board, reviewing the paper topics to ensure they were relevant, innovative and in alignment with the university’s standards.
To help guide students in the process of writing their Masters theses, Dr. Amjad has served as a supervisor on many subjects and also has examined many theses at An-Najah University, especially on the topic of Intellectual Property and Private Law. He is interested in supervising students who are motivated to learn about said topics and are also seeking to collaborate in research. Currently, Dr. Amjad is researching the role of new relevant technologies and the way such protect intellectual property, and is also exploring the domains in which International Private Law and Family Law intersect, as to create the framework of protective measures for children and families in Palestine.Download CV