Hocine Fetni


Adjunct Assistant Professor, Sociology

Assistant Dean for Academic Advising, College of Arts and Sciences



Dr. Hocine Fetni is an Assistant Dean for Academic Advising in the College. He is responsible for Study Abroad programs in North Africa, France, the Middle East (including Israel), Turkey and Greece. He also advises students interested in the B.A./J.D., a submatriculation program between the College and Penn's Law School, and is an advisor for the senior class. Dr. Fetni holds a law degree from New York University, and a Master of Laws as well as a Ph.D. in International Relations from Penn. As a member of the Sociology Department faculty, he has developed courses on topics such as law and society, law in Africa, law and social change, and the sociology of the legal profession. He also teaches international law and the theory of international relations.

Citizenship and Law in the Muslim-Arab World, part of of the Unversity of Pennsylvania Faculty Conversations on Ethics and the Future of Citizenship. MIT Press (2008).