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Benjamin Alemparte
(provisional candidate)

Fields of Academic Interest

Constitutional Law
Administrative Law
Human Rights Law
Legal Theory
Political Economy

Education

LLM, Duke Law School, 2018
LLB, University of Chile School of Law, 2016

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Juliana Bolzani
(provisional candidate)

Fields of Academic Interest

Constitutional Law
Administrative Law
Central Banking
Financial Regulation

Education

LLM, Duke Law School, 2016
LLM, University of London, 2009
LLB, Federal University of Paraná School of Law (Brazil), 1998

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Ryan Clements

Fields of Academic Interest

Financialization
Financial Product Innovation
Financial and Securities Regulation
Fintech
Exchange Traded Funds

Education

LLM (Magna Cum Laude), Duke
LLB (Distinction, First Class), University of Alberta
BA (Honors Economics), University of Alberta

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Assaf Harpaz
(provisional candidate)

Fields of Academic Interest

Tax Law
International Law
Commercial Law
Corporate Law

Education

LLM in International Taxation, University of Florida Levin College of Law, 2019
LLB, Hebrew University of Jerusalem Faculty of Law, 2016

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Tao Huang

Fields of Academic Interest

Comparative Constitutional Law
Freedom of Speech
Internet Law

Doctoral Committee

Ralf Michaels (chair)
Jack Knight (reader)
Joseph Blocher (reader)

Education

LLM, Harvard Law School, 2016
JM, Peking University, 2013
BE in Computer Science, Chaohu University, 2010

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Chaoyi Jiang

Fields of Academic Interest

The application of international relations theories in international law
The making of international law
The law of armed conflict & the law on the use of force
International trade law
Climate change
The law of the sea
Domestic enforcement of international law
International investment law
China’s practice in public international law

Publications

“Criteria of Effective Occupation: an Analysis of the Latest Judgments of the International Court of Justice,” Chinese Yearbook of International Law (2012 Volume), Chinese Society of International Law (ed.), Beijing: Law Press China, pp. 266-309, 2013;
“Interpretation and Application of the Chapeau of GATT Article XX: Precedents Study and the Justification of Carbon-related Border Adjustment Measures,” WTO Law And China Forum (2012 Volume), Sun Wanzhong (ed.), Beijing: Intellectual Property Press, pp. 285-313, 2012;
“Identification of The Number of Crimes Involving Offences Against Currency”, Researches on Disputed Criminal Cases (First Volume), Zhang Mingkai (ed.), Beijing: China Renmin University Press, pp.256-269, 2009.

Doctoral Committee

Curtis A. Bradley (Chair)
Rachel Brewster (Reader)
Lawrence R. Helfer (Reader)
Jonathan B. Wiener (Reader)

Education

LLM in International Legal Studies, New York University (2013)
Master of International Law, Tsinghua University (2012)
LLB, Tsinghua University (2010)

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Rupanjali Karthik

(provisional candidate)

Fields of Academic Interest

Adaptive Regulations

Environmental Law

Water Resources Law

Artificial Intelligence

Energy Law

Education

LLM (Cum Laude), Duke Law School, 2019
Master of International Development Policy (MIDP), Sanford School of Public Policy, Duke, 2018
LLB, Panjab University, Chandigarh (India), 2004

BA (Honors Psychology) Panjab University, Chandigarh (India), 2001

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Christine A. Ryan

Academic Expertise

International Human Rights Law
Reproductive Rights
Feminism
Law & Social Change

Doctoral Committee

Katherine Bartlett (Chair)
Lawrence Helfer
Jayne Huckerby

Education

LLM, University College London (2013)
LLB, University College Cork (2012)

Publications

Christine A. RyanThe margin of appreciation in A, B, & C v. Ireland: a disproportionate response to the denial of reproductive freedom3 UCL Jour. of Law & Juris. (2014) 237

Christine A. Ryan, Commentary on the Irish Supreme Court case of BJM v CM, in, Mairead Enright et al. Northern/Irish Feminist Judgments Project, (2016) 515

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