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Kibrom Teweldebirhan

Kibrom Teweldebirhan

S.J.D. Candidate

Graduate Student Fellow, Weatherhead Center for International Affairs, Harvard University

kteweldebirhan at sjd.law.harvard.edu

Dissertation

“Labor after the Developmental State: Law, State, and Chinese State Enterprises on the African Copperbelt”

Fields of Research and Supervisors

  • Comparative and Chinese Law with Professor William Alford, Harvard Law School, Principal Faculty Supervisor
  • Labor law with Professor Benjamin I. Sachs, Harvard Law School
  • Political Economy of Africa with Professor Robert H. Bates, Department of Government and African and African American Studies, Harvard University

Additional Research Interests

  • International and Comparative Law
  • Chinese law and legal thought
  • Human Rights
  • Law and Social Change in Post-Colonial Africa

Education

  • Harvard Law School, S.J.D. Candidate 2014-Present
  • Harvard Law School, LL.M. 2013
  • Wuhan University, P.R. China, LL.M. 2010
  • University of Asmara, Eritrea, LL.B. 2006

Academic Appointments and Fellowships

  • Harvard Law School East Asian Legal Studies Program, 2014 – Present, East Asian Legal Studies Program, Visiting Scholars Coordinator
  • Harvard Law School, 2014-2017, Gradate Program Fellow, LL.M. Advisor
  • Weatherhead Center for International Affairs, 2017/18, Graduate Student Fellow
  • Harvard Law School, June-July 2017, Cravath Fellow
  • Harvard Law School East Asian Legal Studies Program, 2013-2014, Research Fellow
  • Harvard Law School, 2013, 2014 & 2015, Summer Research Fellowship
  • College of Arts and Social Sciences, Eritrea, 2010-2012, Lecturer on Law
  • College of Arts and Social Sciences, Eritrea, 2007-2010, Graduate Assistant
  • University of Asmara, 2005-2006, Teaching Assistant

Representative Publications

Additional Information

Languages: English, Tigrinya, Chinese (basic), French (basic)

Last Updated: September 4, 2018