Fields of interest: international relations, international law, transnational crime
Asif Efrat is associate professor at the Lauder School of Government. He earned an LL.B. from Tel Aviv University and a Ph.D. in government from Harvard University. His research and teaching interests include international relations, international law, and transnational crime. Asif’s book, published by Oxford University Press, examines international cooperation against illicit trade: the illicit arms trade, the trade in looted antiquities, and human trafficking. His work has appeared in International Organization, International Studies Quarterly,the European Journal of International Relations, and the American Journal of Transplantation, among others. Prior to joining the IDC, Asif taught at Cornell Law School.