JD Amanda Petersen

Amanda Petersen is a third year Juris Doctorate Candidate at the Sandra Day O’Connor College of Law at Arizona State University. Her academic focus is international law, rule of law, and human rights law. She spent six months studying at the Rule of Law and Governance program hosted by the McCain Institute in Washington D.C. During her time in D.C. she also interned with the U.S. Department of State Bureau of Human Rights, Labor and Democracy. From May through July of 2017 she received a transnational law grant to complete a fellowship with the National Democratic Institute Albania field office. She graduates in May 2018, plans to take the American Bar Association Exam and practice in the field of international law.

Her Contributions to ALJ: 

Issue 6 - Albanian Legislation: The Importance of Regulation and Enforcement for Political Party Financial Transparency in Albania

Enea Sheqi

Enea Sheqi has completed Bachelor studies at the Faculty of Law at the University of Tirana. He is currently completing Master's degree in Civil Law at the same university. During the studies he has been involved in many trainings and workshops having as main focus, topics such as: human rights, European law, business law and family law. He has participated in a two-month training organized by the OSCE presence in Albania and was awarded the prize for the best performance during the simulation model organized by EMA. Enea has participated in several international scientific conferences organized by the University of Tirana with the University of La Sapienza, referring to the topics: "Impact of Human Rights in Private Law" and "Taking and Using Biological Sample: News and Novelties of the Criminal Procedure Code ". He is currently contributing in several national conferences. Enea shows interest in European law, civil law and European private law. The languages he owns are Albanian (mother language ), English, French and basic knowledge of Italian language.

His Contributions to ALJ:

Issue 6 - Practical & Administrative CasesCross-border mergers of commercial companies

Klodiana Beshku

Klodiana Beshku is a lecturer at the Department of Political Sciences, University of Tirana since 2008. She was the Head of this Department from 2014 2015 and Adviser at the Cabinet of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs through LEAD Albania Program from 2015 to 2016. She has been chief of different courses, for example: Geopolitics (with a special focus on the Region of the Western Balkans and the relationship of EU-US-Russia with the region), Theories of Regional Relations and Security, New Social Movements, Politics and Society in the Southern-Eastern Europe, Central Regional and Local Governance (with a special focus on Europeanization, regionalism and federalism) etc. She is a Phd in Geopolitics at the University of Pisa, Italy, graduated in 2011 with the thesis: “The role of the European Community in the dissolution of Ex-Yugoslavia. The case of Bosnia and Herzegovina”. She has a Master Degree in European Studies “The process of Building Europe”, given in joint action by University of Siena and University Robert Schuman III of Strasbourg, earned  in 2005. Since September 2011, she is Chief Editor of the Scientific Journal “Politikja” and co-editor of the volume “Albania and Europe in a Political Regard”, published with Cambridge Scholar Publishing in 2013.

Her Contributions to ALJ: 

Issue 5 - European Union and Integration: The European Union’s Normative Role in the Dissolution of the Ex-Yugoslavia: An Underestimated Contribution

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