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Drexel Assistant Teaching Professor Amel Mili, PhD

Amel Mili, PhD

Assistant Teaching Professor
Contact for Arabic Study Abroad Course Approvals
Department of Global Studies and Modern Languages
Office: Academic Building, 315


  • PhD, Global Affairs, Rutgers University
  • JD, Private Law, University of Tunis, Tunisia
  • MS, Global Affairs, Rutgers University
  • MA, Public Affairs, University of Tunis, Tunisia

Research Interests:

  • The intersection between religion and law
  • Gender politics
  • Constitutional transition
  • Language education


Amel Mili holds a Master’s Degree and a PhD in Global Affairs from Rutgers University, Newark. She also holds a JD in Private Law from the Law School of Tunis and a Master’s in Public Administration from The University of Tunis. From 1991 to 2009, Amel served as a Magistrate in the Administrative Tribunal of Tunisia. From January 2010 to May 2017, Amel served as director of the Arabic Language and Culture Program at the Lauder Institute for International Studies, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia PA.

Amel’s professional interests include the intersection between religion and law, gender politics, constitutional transition, and language education. She has published articles in journals and conferences. Amel’s forthcoming book (co-edited with Sahar Khamis, PhD) entitled “Arab Women’s Activism and Socio-Political Transformation” is due to appear in October 2017.

Selected Publications:

  • Mili, Amel. (co-editor, Sahar Khamis, PhD). “Arab Women’s Activism and Socio-Political Transformation”. Forthcoming, October 2017.