Fatimah Alshehaby is a JSD student at Notre Dame Law School.  She earned her B.L. from King Abdul-Aziz University, Saudi Arabia in 2010, and her LL.M from Syracuse University College of Law, New York in 2015. During her LL.M study , she was honored by CALI for excellent achievement of the American Legal System. She has worked for Jazan University as a teaching assistant, and in January 2017, she was appointed Lecture of Law in the same institution. As human rights lawyer in Saudi Arabia, her focus is on Women's rights and cultural rights. Her current dectoral research centers on the cultural heritage protection and human rights in the Arab region. She will examine the relationship between human rights and cultural heritage protection, and how they have been mutually reinforcing and in conflict.

Thematic Interests

My research investigates the relationship between human rights and cultural heritage protection in order to integrate cultural heritage into human rights domain.


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Romero Days 2018 - Memorializing Martyrdom: Romero's Beatification and Our Task Today
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