He teaches comparative Middle East Politics, the Arab Israeli Conflict, the Middle East and the global political economy for the Maxwell School at Syracuse University. An international lawyer and scholar, he has served as the chief legal advisor for the Organization of Arab Petroleum Exporting Countries (OAPEC) in Kuwait. He has written numerous law publications, political science articles pertaining to the Middle East, novels and short stories. His most recent novel, “Scattered Like Seeds,” chronicles the intersection of the Arab-Israeli conflict and the life experience of a first generation immigrant. Dallal holds a J.D. from Cornell University.