Dr. Asif Efrat is a research fellow at the ICT and a lecturer 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 law, institutions and cooperation, especially as they relate to transnational crime and terrorism.
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 leading journals, such asInternational 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.