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Lisa Hajjar

Lisa Hajjar is a professor of sociology at the University of California-Santa Barbara and a co-editor of Jadaliyya. Her scholarship focuses on international law, war and conflict, human rights, and torture. She is the author of Courting Conflict: The Israeli Military Court System in the West Bank and Gaza (University of California Press, 2005) and Torture: A Sociology of Violence and Human Rights (Routledge, 2013). She is working on a new book, The War in Court: The Inside Story of the Fight against Torture in the "War on Terror."