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Farshad Ghodoosi

Farshad Ghodoosi is a doctoral candidate and a Howard M. Holtzmann Fellow in international dispute resolution. He completed his LL.M. at Yale Law School in 2012 where, inter alia, he was an intern at the Transnational Development Clinic. Prior to attending Yale Law School, Mr. Ghodoosi studied International Relations and was a graduate fellow at the center for Middle Eastern Studies at Florida International University. He also obtained a business law certificate from University of California at Berkeley School of Law in order to acquire a deeper understanding of complex international commercial disputes. His first law degree is from University of Tehran where he was a university fellow, granted to students with excellent academic standing. For his master’s thesis, Mr. Ghodoosi analyzed the concept of objectivity in law through the dialectical relationship between philosophy of language and legal theory. Simultaneously with the law degree, he obtained a B.A. in English Language and Literature from University of Tehran, with a focus on linguistics. He currently servies as a senior editor of the Yale Journal of International Law.

Mr. Ghodoosi’s dissertation is on the notion of (transnational) public policy in contemporary international litigation and arbitration. His interests and areas of concentration include investment law and commercial arbitration, public international law, trade law, Middle Eastern law, human rights as well as international relations theory.

Doctoral Committee
Dr. W. Michael Reisman (advisor), Dr. Susan Rose-Ackerman (reader), Dr. David Grewal (reader)

Education
LL.M., Yale Law School, 2012
LL.M., University of Tehran, 2008
B.A. (English Literature), University of Tehran, 2007
LL.B. University of Tehran, 2005

Contact Information
127 Wall Street, New Haven, CT: 06511
farshad.ghodoosi@yale.edu