Counterterrorism, International Security, Israel Defense Forces
Professor Amos Guiora, SJ Quinney College of Law, The University of Utah, teaches Criminal Law, Criminal Procedure, International Law, Global Perspectives on Counter-terrorism, and Religion and Terrorism. In addition, Guiora incorporates innovative scenario-based instruction to address national and international security issues and dilemmas. Prof. Guiora is a Research Fellow at the International Institute on Counter-Terrorism, The Interdisciplinary Center, Herzliya, Israel, a Corresponding Member, The Netherlands School of Human Rights Research, University of Utrecht School of Law and has been awarded a Senior Specialist Fulbright Fellowship for The Netherlands in 2008. Prof Guiora has published extensively both in the US and Europe on issues related to national security, limits of interrogation, religion and terrorism and the limits of power. Professor Guiora served for 19 years in the Israel Defense Forces Judge Advocate General’s Corps (Lt. Col. Ret.). He held a number of senior command positions, including Commander of the IDF School of Military Law, Judge Advocate for the Navy and Home Front Command, and the Legal Advisor to the Gaza Strip.