Visiting Researchers are a valuable part of the Georgetown Law community. Our current visitors include:
Yongmin Bian is visiting from China where she is a professor at the University of International Business and Economics.Her research focuses on methods of holding overseas investors accountable for environmental damage. Her visit continues through May 30, 2015.
Marcel Boller is a visitor from Switzerland where he is a research associate at the University of Zurich. His research is in the area of legal theory, in particular the rule of law and its correlation with judicial rights. His visit continues through March 15, 2015.
Celine Brassart is a visitor from France who is currently a PhD fellow at the University of Copenhagen's Law Faculty. Her research is in the area of public health law and her visit will continue through April 30, 2015.
Ermira Mehmeti is a visiting researcher from Macedonia where she serves as a member of Parliament and is also completing her PhD. Ms. Mehmeti is also a Fulbright scholar and her research at Georgetown will focus on the international recognition of states. Her visit continues through May 26, 2015.
Feng Huang is a visitor from China where she is the deputy director of the Cyber Crime Investigation Division at the Ministry of Public Security. At Georgetown she will be researching cyber crime and cyber law as well as US-China judicial cooperation against cyber crime. Her visit continues through July 30, 2015.
Woojoon Kang is visiting from South Korea where he is a senior associate at the firm of Kim & Chang. At Georgetown, he will be conducting research in the area of U.S. antitrust law. His visit continues through August 31, 2015.
Byoung Kim is a visitor from South Korea where is a professor at Konkuk University School of Law. His research is in the area of securities regulation and feasibility of introducing US style fiduciary law in Korea. His visit will continue through July 11, 2015.
Heejin Kim is a post doctoral researcher from South Korea. Her research examines the interaction between international human rights and economic law regimes. Her visit continues through May 10, 2015.
Junko Kotani is visiting from Japan where she is an associate professor at Shizuoka University. Professor Kotani is a Fulbright recipient who will be conducting research on the legal issues related to the regulation of hate propaganda and the US Constitution while at Georgetown. Her visit will continue through March 31, 2015.
Andre Martin is a visiting researcher from Brazil where he is an attorney and a PhD candidate at Fundacao Getulio Vargas. His research at Georgetown will focus on corporate governance. His visit continues through May 29, 2015.
Ticiana Nogueira da Cruz Lima is a visitor from Brazil where she is a PhD candidate at the University of Sao Paulo. Her research is in the area of law and development, focusing on the role of law in promoting innovation policies. Her visit continues through May 31, 2015.
Joao Pinto Monteiro is visiting from Portugal where he is an assistant professor at the University of Coimbra. His research focuses on the concept of impracticability in contract law. His visit continues through June 30, 2015.
Noboru Nakayama is a visitor from Japan where he serves as a Judge in the Tokyo District Court. Judge Nakayama will be conducting a comparative study of the criminal justice systems of Japan and the US during his time in Washington. His visit continues through July 5, 2015.
Irene Spagna is a visitor from Germany who is currently pursuing a PhD at the University of Waterloo in Canada. At Georgetown she will be conducting research on the reform of financial derivatives regulation in the US. Her visit continues through August 31, 2015.
Diane Webber is a visitor from the UK. She recently completed her SJD at Georgetown, and will be expanding on her SJD research during her visit, which continues through May 31, 2015.
Xiaojing Zhang is visiting from China where she is an associate professor at Liaoning University. Her research focuses on international financial soft law in global governance. Her visit continues through July 10, 2015.