Rasmus Goksor

October 3, 2011Duke Law News

S. J.D. Candidate ‘12

Dissertation Project
My dissertation studies nationalism in private law. Specifically, the dissertation looks at the Scandinavian identity in private law and seeks to ascertain what such identity means for the development of EU private law.

Fields of Academic Interest
Private Law Theory, Non-State Law, European Integration, American Federalism, Entrepreneurship

Doctoral Committee
Ralf Michaels, Duke Law School (Supervisor)
Francesca Bignami, George Washington University Law School (Reader)
Ulf Bernitz, Stockholm University (Reader)

Academic Appointments and Fellowships
Visiting Researcher, European Law Research Center, Harvard Law School, 2007-2008
Visiting Scholar, Boston University Law School, 2005-2006
Visiting Researcher, European Law Research Center, Harvard Law School, 2004-2006

Education
LL.M. in American Law, Boston University School of Law, 2005
Juris Kandidatexamen (equivalent of B.A and LL.M. in Swedish Law), Gothenburg University School of Law and Economics, 2004

Publications
Jurisprudence on protection of weaker parties in European contract law from a Swedish and Nordic perspective, 6 Chi-Kent J. Int’l & Comp. L 184 (2006).

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