Hedi Nasheri is a Professor 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. She has written and lectured extensively in the areas of law and social sciences and has given a number of invited 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 law 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, 2005), Crime and Justice in the Age of Court TV (2002) and Betrayal of Due Process (1998), 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 as an editor and on the editorial board of several of international journals.
Scholarly, Creative & Professional Activities
RECENT INVITED PRESENTATIONS
Emir of the State of Qatar & Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Doha Forum, Intellectual property rights & socio-economic stability in Mideast.
INTERPOL and the French Ministry of Interior, TAC FORUM: Protecting flows, streams and borders.
Harvard Law School, Harvard ILI Symposium: State Ethics: Controlling The Behavior of Governments and Their Partners.
Columbia University, Graduate School of Journalism: WERT Economic Espionage.
Nasheri, H. ", Economic Espionage and Industrial Spying Cambridge University Press, New York, London, 2005, 270 pp.
Nasheri, H. Crime and Justice in the Age of Court TV, New York, LFB Scholarly Publishing, New York, 2002, 219 pp.
Nasheri, H., Kratcoski, P. Jr. Internships in the Legal Profession: A Beginners' Roadmap to Success, Erudition Books, Massachusetts, 2001, 194 pp.
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, 1998. 218 pp.
Nasheri, H. & Kratcoski, P. Jr. A Guide to a Successful Legal Internship, Anderson Publishing Co., Cincinnati , Ohio 1996. 171 pp.
Nasheri, H. "The Challenge of Economic Espionage", World Politics Review, June 5, 2012.
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, (2009), (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 (April/June) 2007, 175-190.
Nasheri, H. "Addressing the Global Scope of Intellectual Property Crimes and Policy Initiatives", Trends in Organized Crime, Vol. 8 No. 4, Summer 2005, 79-108.
Nasheri, H. "Addressing Global Scope of Intellectual Property Law", (November 2004) 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, (June 2004) 24-47.
Nasheri, H. "Intellectual Property, Organized Crime and Terrorism", Reprinted in J. Albanese, ed. Transnational Crime (de Sitter, 2005).
Nasheri, H."The Intersection of Technology Crimes and Cyberspace in Europe: The Case of Hungary ", Information & Communications Technology Law, Vol. 12, No. 1, (2003) 25-48.
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 (2002) Ashgate.
Nasheri, H. "Digital Crime", Encyclopedia of Crime and Punishment, Vol. 2, p. 524, Berkshire Publishing Group, 2002.
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, (June 2001) 139-166.
Nasheri, H. "The Rights Revolution: Lawyers, Activists, and Supreme Courts in Comparative Perspective", International Criminal Justice Review, Vol. 10, p.114, 2000.
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, (December, 1999) 373-382.
Nasheri, H. & O'Hearn T.J. "Hightech Crimes and The American Economic Machine", International Review of Law, Computers & Technology, Vol. 13, No. 2, (November, 1999) 7-21.
Nasheri, H. & O'Hearn, T.J. "Crime and Technology: New Rules for a New World", Reprint, Criminal Law Bulletin, Vol. 134, No. 6, 520-535, November/ December 1998 Issue.
Nasheri, H. "Prenuptial Agreements in the United States: A Need For Closer Control?", International Journal of Law, Policy and the Family, 12, ( November, 1998), 307-322.
Nasheri, H. & O'Hearn, T.J. "Crime and Technology: New Rules for a New World" Information & Communications Technology Law, Vol. 7, No. 2, (June 1998) 145-157.
Nasheri, H. "A Spirit Of Meanness: Courts, Prisons and Prisoners", Cumberland Law Review, 1996-1997, Vol. 27, No 3, (June 1997) 1173-1201.
Nasheri, H. & Rudolph, D. "Equal Protection Under the Law: Improving Access to Civil Justice", The American Journal of Trial Advocacy, Vol. 20, No 2, (February 1997) 331-352.
Nasheri, H. "The Exclusionary Rule: Differing Trends in Canada and United States", Criminal Justice Review, Vol. 21, No. 2, (Autumn 1996) 161-180.
Nasheri, H. "Policing Shanghai 1927-1937", International Criminal Justice Review, Vol. 6, p.141, 1996.
Nasheri, H. & DeMarco, V. "True Confessions?: A Critique of Arizona v. Fulminante", American Journal of Criminal Law, Vol. 21, No. 2, (Winter 1994) 273-290.
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, (Summer 1992) 109-150.