Kebene Kejela Wodajo

Kebene Kejela Wodajo

Kebene Kejela Wodajo

PhD
Senior Research Fellow
IWE-HSG
Büro 55-304
Girtannerstrasse 8
9010 St. Gallen
Publications Publications of Kebene Kejela Wodajo
Main Focuses
  • Law & Economics
  • Business & Human Rights/Business Ethics
Fields of research
  • BHR, technology and Africa
  • Economic analysis of law
Education Ph.D./S.J.D., Doctor of Laws, March 2019, Shanghai Jiao Tong University; LL.M. & M.A., triple degree in European Master in Law & Economics, Sep. 2017, Universität Hamburg with University of California at Berkeley, Ghent University and Aix-Marseille Université; LL.M., International Law, July 2013; LL.B., Laws, Mekelle University, July 2008. 
Professional Career Kebene Wodajo is a post-doctoral researcher at the Institute for Business Ethics, University of St.Gallen. Her research project “Potentials and Limits of Emerging Technologies for the Development in Sub-Saharan Africa” is funded by the Swiss National Science Foundation. Prior to taking up her current position, Wodajo has been a lecture and visiting lecturer at Ambo University and Addis Ababa University School of Law, respectively (Summer 2019). She was a visiting student researcher at UC Berkeley, School of Law Center for Law and Economics with a research focus on law and economics of multinational enterprises’ social responsibility – tortious liability (Spring 2017). Between 2014 and 2017 she served as assistant editor of Asian Journal of Law and Society. 
Teaching Activities Guest lecturer - on ‘business, human rights and technology in Africa’, part of a course - ‘Corporate Responsibility in Africa’ 
Projects Project title - ‘Potentials and Limits of Emerging Technologies for the Development in Sub-Saharan Africa’ funded by the Swiss National Science Foundation 
Affiliations
  • Member, Global Business and Human Rights Scholars Association, 2018 to present.
  • Member, European Law and Economics Alumni and scholars, 2017 to present.  
Awards
  • Excellent graduate student of the year, Shanghai Jiaotong University, 2019.
  • Full Erasmus + Scholarship Grant for the study of European Master in Law & Economics, 2016/17.
  • Full Chinese Government Scholarship grant for the study of Doctor of Juridical Science, 2014-2018 
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