Visiting Researchers are a valuable part of the Georgetown Law community. Our current visitors include:
Daniel Almeida is visiting from Brazil where he is Director of International Relations, Full Professor of Law and International Relations and Post-Doctoral Researcher at Universidade do Sagrado Coracao, Sao Paulo. His research focuses on the diplomatic relations between Brazil and the U.S. in the Digital Age - Juridical Challenges and Opportunities. His visit continues through July 1, 2017.
Felix Vega Borrego is visiting from Spain where he is an Associate Professor of Tax Law at Autonomous University of Madrid. His research consists of analyzing the limitation on benefits clauses (LOB) rule in tax treaties in light of the US Model Tax Convention, US tax treaties and Action 6 of the OECD/G20 Base Erosion and Profit Shifting (BEPS) Plan. His visit continues through December 31, 2016.
Mete Erdem is a visitor who is originally from Turkey where he is also an assistant professor at Inonu University. His research focuses on environmental protection in times of armed conflict. His visit continues through February 27, 2017.
Afiya France is visiting from Trinidad where she is pursuing her PhD and working as a Lecturer and Course Director at The University of the West Indies. Her research and doctoral thesis is focused on the legal dimensions of the mentally ill in the Caribbean region, having special regard to their autonomy and equality before the law. Her visit continues through August 30, 2016.
Christian Helmrich is visiting from Germany where he is the Chair of Public Law and Policy at the University of Regensburg. He will be conducting postdoc research on the interface of strategic litigation and systemic justice. He will visit from August 1, 2016 through September 30, 2016.
Su Jin Jung is a visitor from South Korea where she is a Judge at the Seoul Southern District Court and a professor at the Judicial Research and Training Institute. Her research is in the area of bankruptcy law and trustees avoidance powers. Her visit continues through February 28, 2017.
Judge Ken Kaiami is a Visiting Judicial Researcher from Japan where he is a Judge of Sapporo District and Family Courts. His main interest is in researching the civil trial system of the U.S. and establishing new practices in his court under the newly revised Japanese Code of Civil Procedure. His visit continues through July of 2017.
Chong Kun Kim is a visitor from South Korea where he is a Judge in the Suwon District Court. His research focuses on international trade law, specifically in the US and South Korea. His visit continues through December 18, 2016.
Kyunghee Kim is a visitor from South Korea where she is Vice President, Secretariat of Offshore Voluntary Disclosure Initiative, Ministry of Finance. Her research focuses on the legal frame for start-ups and venture incubation policy. Her visit continues through June 30, 2017.
Hakjin Lee is a visitor from Korea where he is a Senior Associate at Kim & Chang. His research will focus on a comparative study of US and Korean laws on baking, securities and capital market participation. His visit continues through July 31, 2017.
Mosi Li is a visitor from China where she is an associate professor at the Shanghai University of International Business and Economics. Her research is in the area of international trade regulation. Her visit continues through January 14, 2017.
Nicolas Luco is a visitor from Chile where he is a professor of Civil Procedure and Legal Ethics at Universidad Catolica de Chile. His research focuses on the different strategies and techniques for teaching legal ethics and professional responsibility and their relative effectiveness at a theoretical and practical level. His visit continues through July 12, 2017.
Maria Sokolova is visitor from Russia who is a PhD candidate at the Graduate Institute in Geneva. Her research is in the area of international law and economics, particularly international currency choice and monetary shock transmission. Her visit continues through August 31, 2016.
Yuju Su is a visitor from China where she is an associate professor at Hainan Medical University and a PhD candidate at Tsinghua University Law School. Her research focuses on the regulation of public private partnerships in the area of public health. Her visit continues through August 31, 2016.
Qing Zhang is a visitor from China where he is a Professor of Law, Center of Law and Economics, for China University of Political Science and Law. His research focuses on the use of the regulatory licensing regime in the U.S Health System and its implications for China's law. His visit continues through June 30, 2017.
Qingfeng Zhou is visiting from China where she is an associate professor at the China University of Political Science and Law. Her research is in the area of constitutional law and compares religious education in the US and China. Her visit continues through August 14, 2016.