Hedi Nasheri is a Professor of Criminology and Justice Studies in the Department of Sociology at Kent State University and a Visiting Professor at the University of Turku Law School in Finland. Professor Nasheri has been appointed as a Senior Research Fellow at New York University School of Law's Center for Research in Crime and Justice. She is a Visiting Scholar at Columbia University's National Center on Addiction and Substance Abuse. Professor Nasheri has been appointed as a Fellow at Spangenberg Center for Law, Technology & the Arts at Case Western Reserve University School of Law. She has been appointed as a Visiting Fellow at Business Executives for National Security in Washington D.C. She has written and lectured extensively in the areas of law and transnational crimes and has given a number of invited keynote lectures nationally and internationally on a wide range of policy and law related topics. She was awarded a Fellowship at the University of London's Institute of Advanced Legal Studies in United Kingdom and is a recipient of several international awards and grants, including a grant from the United States Department of Justice for studying issues related to intellectual property violations and a grant from the State Department of the United States for studying issues related to technology crimes in Eastern and Central Europe. Professor Nasheri is the author of five books, including Economic Espionage and Industrial Spying (Cambridge University Press), Crime and Justice in the Age of Court TV and Betrayal of Due Process, as well as numerous articles and book reviews. Her research has been cited by the Blue Ribbon Commission on Jury System Improvement, the Australian Parliament, the United Nations' International Criminal Tribunal, the United Nations' Commission on Crime Prevention and Criminal Justice, the South African Law Commission, and the United States Code, Annotated. Professor Nasheri serves on the Scientific Committee of Technology Against Crime Forum. She serves as an editor and on the editorial board of several of international journals and has served as the Chair of the International Section of the Academy of Criminal Justice Sciences.
Scholarly, Creative & Professional Activities
RECENT INVITED LECTURES
Invited by the Russian and East European Institute, Indiana University Bloomington, Cyberpolitik in the Post-Communist Era: The International Politics of the Internet, Cyberspace, and Cybersecurity.
Invited by Institut De Droit Compare Faculte De Droit, Comparative Law Institute at theUniversité Jean Moulin Lyon 3, France, Economic Espionage and Global Security.
Invited by the Emir of the State of Qatar & Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Doha Forum, in Doha Qatar, Intellectual property rights & socio-economic stability in Mideast.
Invited by the INTERPOL and the French Ministry of Interior, TAC FORUM, in Lyon France, Protecting flows, streams and borders.
Invited by Harvard Law School, Harvard ILI Symposium in Cambridge Massachusetts: State Ethics: Controlling The Behavior of Governments and Their Partners.
Invited by Columbia University, Graduate School of Journalism: WERT, in New York, New York, Economic Espionage.
Invited by Istanbul University Faculty of Law, Istanbul Law School, Cybercrime, Istanbul Turkey.
Nasheri, H, Economic Espionage and Industrial Spying, Cambridge University Press.
Nasheri, H. Criminal Law Volume of Encyclopedia of Criminology & Criminal Justice,by Wiley-Blackwell.
Nasheri, H. Crime and Justice in the Age of Court TV, New York, LFB Scholarly Publishing.
Nasheri, H., Kratcoski, P. Jr. Internships in the Legal Profession: A Beginners' Roadmap to Success, Erudition Books, Massachusetts.
Nasheri, H. Betrayal of Due Process: A Comparative Assessment of Plea Bargaining in the United States and Canada, University Press of America, New York, Oxford.
Nasheri, H. & Kratcoski, P. Jr. A Guide to a Successful Legal Internship, Anderson Publishing Co., Cincinnati , Ohio.
Nasheri, H. "The Challenge of Economic Espionage", World Politics Review.
Nasheri, H. "Global risks of economic espionage, industrial spying and international trade secrets",in McCusker , R. (ed.), Transnational Crime: A global perspective, The Marketing & Management Collection, Henry Stewart Talks Ltd, London, (online at http://www.hstalks.com/go)
Nasheri, H. "The Breadth and Dynamics of Illegal Internet Drug Sales: The Emergence of an Ill-Defined Marketplace and the Case of the United States," Monatsschrift fur Kriminologie and Strafrechtsreform, Vol. 90 Issue 2/3.
Nasheri, H. "Addressing the Global Scope of Intellectual Property Crimes and Policy Initiatives", Trends in Organized Crime, Vol. 8 No. 4.
Nasheri, H. "Addressing Global Scope of Intellectual Property Law" (U.S Department of Justice, Document Number 208384, NCJ 208384
Nasheri, H. "Intellectual Property, Organized Crime and Terrorism", International Journal of Comparative Criminology, Vol. 4, Number 1.
Nasheri, H. "Intellectual Property, Organized Crime and Terrorism", Reprinted in J. Albanese, ed. Transnational Crime (de Sitter).
Nasheri, H."The Intersection of Technology Crimes and Cyberspace in Europe: The Case of Hungary ", Information & Communications Technology Law, Vol. 12, No. 1.
Nasheri, H. & O'Hearn T.J. "The Worldwide Search for Techno-thieves: International Competition v. International Co-operation", in Cyberspace Crime, Reprinted, D.S. Wall, ed. London, Ashgate.
Nasheri, H. "Digital Crime", Encyclopedia of Crime and Punishment, Vol. 2, Berkshire Publishing Group.
MacOdrum, D, Nasheri, H. & O'Hearn T.J. "Spies in Suits: New Crimes of the Information Age from the United States and Canada Perspectives", Information & Communications Technology Law, Vol. 10, No. 2.
Nasheri, H. "The Rights Revolution: Lawyers, Activists, and Supreme Courts in Comparative Perspective", International Criminal Justice Review, Vol. 10.
Nasheri, H. & O'Hearn T.J. "The Worldwide Search for Techno-thieves: International Competition v. International Co-operation", International Review of Law, Computers & Technology, Vol. 13, No. 3.
Nasheri, H. & O'Hearn T.J. "Hightech Crimes and The American Economic Machine", International Review of Law, Computers & Technology, Vol. 13, No. 2, (November).
Nasheri, H. & O'Hearn, T.J. "Crime and Technology: New Rules for a New World", Reprint, Criminal Law Bulletin, Vol. 134, No. 6.
Nasheri, H. "Prenuptial Agreements in the United States: A Need For Closer Control?", International Journal of Law, Policy and the Family, 12.
Nasheri, H. & O'Hearn, T.J. "Crime and Technology: New Rules for a New World" Information & Communications Technology Law, Vol. 7, No. 2.
Nasheri, H. "A Spirit Of Meanness: Courts, Prisons and Prisoners", Cumberland Law Review, 1996-1997, Vol. 27, No 3.
Nasheri, H. & Rudolph, D. "Equal Protection Under the Law: Improving Access to Civil Justice", The American Journal of Trial Advocacy, Vol. 20, No 2.
Nasheri, H. "The Exclusionary Rule: Differing Trends in Canada and United States", Criminal Justice Review, Vol. 21, No. 2.
Nasheri, H. "Policing Shanghai 1927-1937", International Criminal Justice Review, Vol. 6.
Nasheri, H. & DeMarco, V. "True Confessions?: A Critique of Arizona v. Fulminante", American Journal of Criminal Law, Vol. 21, No. 2.
Nasheri, H. & Rudolph, R.J. "An Active Jury: Should Courts Encourage Jurors to Participate in the Questioning Process", The American Journal of Trial Advocacy, Vol. 16, No. 1.