Ermal Frasheri received his S.J.D. from Harvard Law School, and is a fellow at the Center for International Development at Harvard Kennedy School. He is currently teaching a course on International Trade Law at Sturm College of Law, and will teach a course on Law and Corruption in spring. During his doctoral studies at Harvard, Dr. Frasheri worked in the areas of law and development, international law, social theories, and European integration. His dissertation, titled: “Of Knights and Squires: European Union and the Modernization of Albania,” examined the relationship between regional integration and development in the framework of the European Union enlargement strategy. He has written papers on legal reform, international law, financial services, and European integration. His current research focuses on the modes of reproduction of hierarchies and inequalities in international law.
Apart from his research, Dr. Frasheri has taught at Harvard University in various roles since 2006 in the fields of political philosophy and social theories, European integration and EU law, democracy, international institutions, corruption, and sociology. He was recipient of a teaching excellence award by Harvard (Certificate of Distinction in Teaching) and was appointed a Byse Fellow at Harvard Law School (fall 207) where he taught a series of workshops on Law and Development. He has also taught European Union Law at New England Law – Boston, and International Law at Babson College.
Dr. Frasheri has worked on economic development and rule of law reforms in Albania, Nepal, and Thailand. Prior to starting his graduate studies, i.e., LL.M. and S.J.D., at Harvard, Dr. Frasheri was a Fulbright Scholar at the Catholic University of America in Washington D.C