Hengameh Saberi

Hengameh Saberi is an Iranian S.J.D. candidate at Harvard Law School. Her research is focused on the intellectual history of international law and she is currently writing a dissertation on the influence of the philosophy of pragmatism on the evolution of international legal thought in the United States.  Her areas of interest are legal theory, philosophy of pragmatism, American legal history and foreign affairs, and international law and war. She has previously taught international law at Brown University and the University of Tennessee College of Law and will be a fellow at the Weatherhead Center for International Affairs at Harvard University in 2007-08. 

Before attending Harvard, she studied law at the University of Tehran and McGill University.  Her MA dissertation at the University of Tehran on the enforcement of international humanitarian law was published by Iran's Ministry of Foreign Affairs Publication in 1999 and frequently used as a reference book on the subject in Persian.