Professor Sadeq Bigdeli, a member of the law Faculty at Shahid Beheshti University (Tehran) and an honorary senior lecturer at the University of Waikato (New Zealand), has joined Osgoode Hall Law School’s Jack and Mae Nathanson Centre on Transnational Human Rights, Crime and Security as a visiting research Fellow from July 18 to Sept. 20.
Between 2014 and 2016, Bigdeli was invited by the Government of Iran (Ministry of Industry, Mining and Trade) to help manage the process of the country’s reintegration into the world economy.
Upon leaving the government, Bigdeli led a nationwide research project to formulate Iran’s first national trade policy document with a focus on industrial policy and environmental sustainability.
Bigdeli was a senior lecturer in law at the University of Waikato from 2010-15, where he taught international law, administrative law and international trade and development law. He holds an MA and a PhD from the University of Bern, and an LLM (’09) from Harvard Law School.
Bigdeli was a postdoctoral research Fellow at Georgetown Law School in 2011 and has been involved with the Harvard Institute for Global Law and Policy (IGLP) since 2012, including as a docent at IGLP’s Doha workshop in 2014.
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