Ermal Frasheri finished his doctoral studies, S.J.D, at Harvard Law School, where he worked in the areas of law and economic development, international law, European integration, and social and political theories.

He has written papers on legal reform and comparative law, European Union, financial services, international law, and his dissertation examined the relationship between regional integration in the context of European integration and development strategies.

Ermal has taught in various roles since 2006 in the fields of political and social theories, European integration and EU law, democracy, international institutions, good governance, and sociology.

Prior to starting his graduate studies – LL.M. and S.J.D., at Harvard, Ermal was a Fulbright Scholar. He has worked on economic development and rule of law projects in Albania, Sri Lanka, Nepal, and Thailand, among other places. His current research focuses on law and socio-economic transformation, regional integration, international trade, and migration.