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Eleftheria Papadaki
S.J.D. Candidate

Harvard Law School, Graduate Program Fellow, Writing Group Advisor, President of the HLS Law & Philosophy Society
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The Rule of Law in a Free and Democratic Society

Fields of Research and Supervisors

  • International Law with Professor David W. Kennedy, Harvard Law School, Principal Faculty Supervisor
  • Constitutional Law with Professor Richard D. Parker, Harvard Law School
  • Comparative Constitutional Law with Professor Vicki C. Jackson, Harvard Law School
  • Philosophy, Political, Social, and Legal Theory with Professor Roberto Mangabeira Unger, Harvard Law School

Additional Research Interests

  • Moral and Political Philosophy
  • Intellectual History
  • Legal History
  • Tort Law
  • Foundations of Private Law
  • International Arbitration
  • Legal Education
  • Technology Ethics
  • Legal Ethics
  • Law and Science
  • Global Political Economy
  • EU Law
  • Human Rights


  • Harvard Law School, S.J.D. Candidate, 2017 – Present
  • Harvard Law School, LL.M. Program 2016-2017 (requirements fulfilled, degree waived)
  • Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Greece, LL.M. 2016
  • International Academy for Arbitration Law, Paris, France, Certificate 2015
  • The Hague Academy of International Law, The Hague, The Netherlands, Certificate 2014
  • Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Greece, LL.B. 2014

Academic Appointments, Fellowships, and Upcoming Presentations

  • 2023 Annual Meeting on Law and Society in San Juan, Puerto Rico
  • Harvard Law School, Graduate Program Fellow, Writing Group Advisor, 2022-2023, 2021-2022
  • Harvard Law School, Summer Academic Fellow, 2020, 2019, 2018, 2017
  • Harvard University, Teaching Fellow, “Tech Ethics: AI, Biotech and the Future of Human Nature,” Professor Michael Sandel and Professor Doug Melton, 2019
  • Harvard Law School, Graduate Program Fellow, Writing TA, 2019-2020, 2018-2019
  • Harvard Law School, Teaching Assistant, “Constitutional Law; Separation of Powers, Federalism, and Fourteenth Amendment,” Professor Richard Parker, 2016

Activities and Memberships

  • President, HLS Law & Philosophy Society
  • Executive Submissions Editor, Line Editor, Submissions Reader, Harvard International Law Journal
  • Harvard Innovation Challenge, Southeast Asia II Conference, Harvard Global Education Movement, Panelist
  • Institute for Global Law and Policy Conference, Moderator
  • Member, American Society for Political and Legal Philosophy, Law & Society Association, Hellenic Bar Association of New England, American Constitution Society, Harvard International Arbitration Law Students Association

Additional Information

  • Languages: English, French, Greek

Last Updated: March 10, 2023