Meet our JSD Students and Candidates

Our JSD students and candidates hail from all over the world and from a variety of graduate law faculties. They are listed below in alphabetical order by last name. Clicking on the students name will bring you to his or her own individual webpage.

 

Alon AgmonThe Common Good in Liberal Law and Politics: A Philosophical Inquiry
Israel 

 
 

Carlos Baquero Diaz, The Forrest Governance Regime in the Amazon Region: Indigenous Peoples, Extractive Industries, and State Bureaucracy
Colombia

 
 

Vicente F. Benítez-Rojas, Unpacking Judicial Empowerment: Strong and Weak Courts in Colombia and Judicial Review of Amendments between 1955 and 2018
Colombia

 
 

Alvin Y.H. Cheung, Abusive Legalism
Hong Kong

 
 

Monaliza da SilvaCollective Judicial Decision-making and Incentives: A Study of Judicial Behavior and Disclosed Deliberation
Brazil

 
 

Alma Diamond, Law Beyond the State? A Genealogical Inquiry
South Africa 

 
 

Katrina GeddesAlgorithmic Governance: Interrogating the thresholds for Transferring Adjudicatory Power from Courts to Corporations 
Australia

 
 

Naama Goldberg, Remorse, Philosophical and Legal Perspectives
Israel

 
 

Daniel FrancisThe Competitive Constitution: Single Markets and State Regulation in the United States and European Union
US

 

Nimrod KarinOfficer of the Law? An Elephant Study in International Legal Practice
Israel

 
 

Tomer Kenneth, Chasing Veritas: Truth and Political Discourse
Israel

 
 

Mengjing Kong, Confronting Sovereign Investment: Challenges for Global Financial Governance: Case Studies in the Financing of China's Belt and Road
China

 
 

Michele Krech, Normative Continuity and Change in Global Sport Governance: The Institutionalization of 'Gender Equality' by World Athletics
Canada

 
 

Hugo B. Lafreniere, A Deserved Life: A Causation-Based Theory of Autonomy
Canada

 
 

Teng Li, The Legitimacy of the State
China

 
 

Ngozi Nwanta, TBD 
Nigeria

 
 

Edefe OjomoRegional Institution-Building in West Africa 
Nigeria

 
 

Marcela Prieto Rudolphy, The Laws of War: The Fragility of Regulating Killing
Chile

 
 

Christopher RobertsThe Regional Human Rights Systems and the History of Human Rights

USA

 
 

Gabriele Wadlig, The Legal Framework of Global Land Governance and the Changing Role of Sovereignty- The Impact of International and Transnational Law on Large-Scale Acquisitions of Land
Austria

 
 

James Wilson, TBD
Canada

 
 

Meir Yarom, Reflections on Coherence in Law
Israel

 
 

Maliheh Zare, TBD
Islamic Republic of Iran

 
 

Xi Zhang, Associative Obligation in Political Community without Integrity
China