Research Fellow, Centre for Trade and Economic Integration
Position(s) at the Institute
- Research Fellow, Centre for Trade and Economic Integration
Dr. Berman is a Research Fellow at the Centre for Trade and Economic Integration at the Graduate Institute of International and Development Studies in Geneva, and a Principal Member of the 'Rethinking Stakeholder Participation in International Governance' Project. Previously she was a Research Associate at the Centre for Trade and Economic Integration, where she was a member of the Informal International Lawmaking (INLAW) research project.
Dr. Berman's research is in the areas of law and global governance.
Before embarking on an academic career, Dr. Berman was a practicing lawyer with Sidley Austin in Geneva, working on WTO litigation, and at Herzog, Fox & Neeman in Tel Aviv.
She holds a holds a PhD in International Studies/International Law, summa cum laude with congratulations of the committee, from the Graduate Institute. For the thesis she was awarded the SNIS 2015 Award for Best Thesis in International Studies. She also holds a D.E.A. in International Law (minor in political science) from the Graduate Institute and a L.L.B magna cum laude from the Hebrew University of Jerusalem. She is a member of the Israeli bar since 2001.
“The International Legal Status of Informal International Law-making Bodies: Consequences for Accountability” (with R. Wessel) in J. Pauwelyn, R. Wessel, J. Wouters (eds.) Informal International Lawmaking (Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2012): 35-62
“The Role of Domestic Administrative Law in the Accountability of IN-LAW: The Case of the ICH” in J. Pauwelyn, R. Wessel, J. Wouters (eds.) Informal International Lawmaking (Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2012): 468-499
“Introduction and Key Issues Surrounding Informal International Lawmaking” in A. Berman, S. Duquet, J. Pauwelyn. et al. (eds.) Informal International Law-Making: Case Studies (TOAEP, 2012) (with S. Duquet, J. Pauwelyn, R. Wessel and J. Wouters): 1-15
“Informal International Law-Making in Medical Products Regulation” in A. Berman, S. Duquet, J. Pauwelyn. et al. (ed.) Informal International Law-Making: Case Studies (TOAEP, 2012): 353-393
“Public-Private Harmonization Networks: The Case of the International Conference on Harmonization (ICH)” in S. Cassese et al. (eds.) Global Administrative Law: Cases, Materials, Issues (Institute for International Law and Justice: NYU School of Law, and Istituto di Ricerche sulla Pubblica Amministrazione, 3rd edition, 2012)
Peer Reviewed Journals
“Harmonization Networks, Informal International Law, and Accountability”, L’Observateur des Nations Unies, Volume 30, 2011-1: 121-142
“Emergency Action by the WTO Director General: Global Administrative Law and the WTO’s Initial Response to the 2008-2009 Financial Crisis”, International Organizations Law Review Vol. 6, no.2 (2009): 499-512 (with Joost Pauwelyn)
Informal International Law-Making: Case Studies (editor with S. Duquet, J. Pauwelyn, R. Wessel and J. Wouters) (TOAEP, 2012)
“Reining in the Regulators: Transnational Regulatory Networks and Accountability”, (Graduate Institute of International and Development Studies, Geneva)
“The World Bank Inspection Panel: Its Original Mission and the Inspection Panel’s Development of its Mission” 2008, (available at the Graduate Institute of International and Development Studies Library, Geneva)