Notes on Contributors

Rebecca Arbolino is a third-year JD candidate at Pace University School
of Law. She graduated summa cum laude with a bachelor’s degree from
Caldwell University in 2012, aer pursuing an individualized major in
pre-law philosophy. Her research interests include international law,
criminal law, and philosophy. More specically, she is interested in the
intersection of law and ethics. Aer law school, she hopes to begin a
PhD program in philosophy.
François Crépeau holds the Hans and Tamar Oppenheimer Chair in
Public International Law and Director of McGill’s Centre for Human
Rights and Legal Pluralism at the Faculty of Law of McGill University.
Since 2011, he has been appointed United Nations Special Rapporteur
on the Human Rights of Migrants. He is a fellow of the Royal Society of
Canada. e focus of his current research includes migration control
mechanisms, the rights of foreigners, the interface between security and
migration, and the interface between the Rule of Law and globalization.
Pranoto Iskandar is Founding Director of the Institute for Migrant
Rights and is O’Brien Fellow in Residence at McGill Centre for
Human Rights and Legal Pluralism. He has delivered lectures in many
universities, including Peking University School of Transnational Law
and Monash University Malaysias School of Arts and Social Sciences.
Currently, his research interest is on the role of international law in the
advancement of human rights in non-western illiberal democracies.
Shamshad Pasarlay earned his bachelor’s degree in Islamic law and
jurisprudence from Kabul University School of Sharia in 2010. He then
completed his master’s degree (an LLM degree) in comparative law from
the University of Washington School of Law in Seattle, Washington, in
2012. He is currently a PhD candidate at the University of Washington
School of Law. Mr. Pasarlay’s research interest includes comparative
constitutional law, Afghan constitutional law, Afghan legal and political
history and Islamic law. His PhD dissertation explores Afghanistan’s
constitutional history, specically the draing process of the 2004
Constitution, from the paradigm of coordination and constitutional
deferral theories.

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