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Cem Tecimer
S.J.D. Candidate

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Supreme Court Precedents at Home and Abroad: The Transnational Journey of Brown and Marbury

Fields of Research and Supervisors

  • Theocratic Constitutionalism with Professor Intisar Rabb, Harvard Law School, Principal Faculty Supervisor
  • Comparative Constitutional Law with Professor Mark Tushnet, Harvard Law School
  • Democratization with Professor Kim Lane Scheppele, Princeton University

Additional Research Interests

  • Comparative Law
  • Constitutional Law
  • Comparative Constitutional Law
  • Religious Law


  • Harvard Law School, S.J.D. Candidate 2017-Present
  • Harvard Law School, LL.M. Program 2016-2017 (requirements fulfilled, degree waived)
  • Koc University Law School, LL.B., 2012-2016

Academic Appointments and Fellowships

  • Research Assistant, Islamic Legal Studies Program, Harvard Law School, 2016-Present
  • Research Assistant to Professor Intisar Rabb, Harvard Law School, 2016-2018
  • Research Assistant to Professor Kim Lane Scheppele, Harvard Law School, 2016-2017
  • Salzburg Cutler Fellowship, Harvard Law School, 2016-2017

Representative Publications

Additional Information

  • Languages: English, Turkish, Ottoman Turkish, German (advanced), Arabic (intermediate)
  • Bar Admissions: New York (2019)

Last Updated: January 22, 2019