Racha El Herfi
Racha EL HERFI is currently a PhD student, affiliated to the Centre d'études et de recherches administratives et politiques (CERAP) at Université Paris 13-Nord where she is also an assistant lecturer (allocataire-moniteur) in constitutional law, administrative law and EU law.
Her research focuses on the treatment and protection of foreign direct investments by EU law, after the entry into force of the Lisbon Treaty. It includes the analysis of EU external competence, intra-EU BITs, arbitration mechanisms and their compatibility with the ECJ jurisdiction as well as the study of the coherence between the EU external commercial policy and its development and international cooperation policy.
Her research interests comprise: constitutional law (global constitutionalism), comparative law, EU law (institutional and material aspects and developments, fundamental freedoms), and international economic law (international investment law and international arbitration).