Ali Arab is an Associate Professor of Statistics in the Department of Mathematics and Statistics of Georgetown University. His academic research is focused on statistical modeling for problems in the environment, ecology, epidemiology of infectious and rare diseases, and science and human rights. He frequently publishes in peer-reviewed scientific journals. He also frequently publishes in academic and popular outlets on topics related to human rights. He is actively involved in promoting science and human rights including promoting the role of human rights in science education, and organizing student activities related to science and human rights. Ali serves as the American Statistical Association representative to the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) Science and Human Rights Coalition. Ali is a member of the Board of Directors of Amnesty International USA (since 2016).