Visiting Researchers are a valuable part of the Georgetown Law community. Our current visitors include:
Bing Cheng is a visiting researcher from China where she is currently a PhD student at China University of Political Science and Law. Her research focuses on intellectual property and private international law, particularly, questions related to jurisdiction, choice of law, and enforcement of foreign judgements. Ms. Cheng's visit continues through June 30, 2013.
Young Eun Choi is visiting from South Korea, where she serves as a Judge for the Seoul Northern District Court. At Georgetown, Judge Choi's is researching the direct enforceability of human rights as well as the confiscation of illicit profits in the US. Her visit continues through June 30, 2013.
Shuanglin Jiang is a visitor from China where he is an associate professor at Zhejiang Agriculture & Forestry University. Mr. Jiang's research focuses on environmental law, particularly US and European Union agricultural policy. His visit continues through January 10, 2014.
Florian Kastler is a visiting from France where he is pursuing his Ph.D. at the Université Paris Descartes. His research at Georgetown will focus on his thesis topic- the role of the WHO in international health regulations and its integration at regional and national levels. His visit will continue through August 30, 2013.
Do Hyung Kim is a public prosecutor from South Korea. His research focuses on the U.S. jury system and the concepts of plea bargaining and the obstruction of justice. His visit continues through December 27, 2013.
Hee Noh is visiting from South Korea where he is a Judge with the Korean Constitutional Court. Judge Noh will be conducting research on the U.S. Supreme Court during his time at Georgetown. His visit continues through December 2, 2013.
Kentaro Mita is a Judge on the Nagoya District Court in Japan and will be a Visiting Scholar at the Law Center during the 2012-2013 academic year. His research will focus on a comparative study of the legal systems of Japan and the United States, particularly the United States civil procedure system. His visit continues through July 1, 2013.
Tereza Skarkova is a visiting researcher from the Czech Republic where she is pursuing her Ph.D in constitutional law. Ms. Skarkova will be researching affirmative action admissions policies at U.S. universities during her visit, which will continue through June 30, 2013.
Jong-Hak Sohn is a visiting researcher from South Korea where he has worked as both a judge and in private practice. He is currently a professor at Chungnam National University Law School. His research will focus on the libability of defamatory conduct in the litigation process. His visit continues through January 14, 2014.
João Taborda da Gama is visiting from Portugal where is an assistant professor and the director of the postgraduate program in taxation at the Catolica Global School of Law. His research focuses on tax rulings and advance pricing agreements as mechanisms of anticipatory adjudication in tax law. His visit will continue through June 30, 2013.
Cristina Verones is visiting from Switzerland where she is currently a Ph. D candidate and teaching assistant at the Graduate Institute of International and Development Studies in Geneva. Her research project is an analysis of implementation of international environmental norms by private parties. Her visit will continue through July 31, 2013.
Hong Wei is a visiting researcher from China where she is an assistant professor at East China University of Political Science and Law. Professor Wei will be researching cooperation and competition in the clean energy sector in the US and China. Her visit will continue through August 31, 2013.
Herfried Wöss is a visiting researcher from Austria who is a partner with Wöss & Partners S.C. in Mexico City. Mr. Wöss will be conducting research related to an upcoming book project on damages in international arbitration. His visit continues through August 31, 2013.
Chujing Xu is visiting from China where he is an associate professor at South China Normal University. His research will be a comparative case study focusing on WTO law and dispute settlement. His visit will continue through August 18, 2013.