Scholar in Residence, Academic Year 2022-2023
Mihreteab is a research scholar at the Center for Human Rights and Global Justice at NYU School of Law. His research interest includes human rights, the evolution of international courts, the increasing importance of and threat to supranational legal institutions. His current research project focuses on resistance and backlash against international courts with a particular focus on the African Court on Human and People’s Rights.
From 2021-2022 Mihreteab was a Hauser Global Postdoctoral Fellow at NYU. Prior to joining NYU, Mihreteab worked as an assistant professor in Ethiopia and taught international law and international organizations, dispute settlement in international law, international human rights law, and international watercourses law. Mihreteab held visiting research positions at the University of Graz and Northwestern University.Mihreteab holds a PhD in Law from the Center of Excellence for International Courts (iCourts), Copenhagen University, LLM degree in International Law from Erasmus University Rotterdam and LLB from Addis Ababa University.