Daniel Haefke

Daniel Haefke
Daniel Haefke

Daniel Haefke joined the J.S.D. program at Cornell Law School in 2020. He specializes in comparative constitutional law and his dissertation explores the German constitutional fixation on dignity.

Daniel obtained his LL.M. at Cornell Law School as a nominated candidate (tuition-waived nomination by the Humboldt University of Berlin). He previously studied law at the Humboldt University in Berlin (Germany) where he passed the First State Examination. Before joining Cornell Law School, Daniel worked as a research assistant at White & Case LLP and as a tutor at Humboldt University. As a law student, he worked with the Refugee Law Clinic e.V. as a pro bono legal advisor for refugees and migrants.

DISSERTATION TOPIC

The dissertation analyses the German fixation on the notion of human dignity in its constitutional self-understanding and discourse from a comparative perspective.

DISSERTATION COMMITTEE

Mitchel Lasser (Chair)

RESEARCH INTERESTS

Constitutionalism
Comparative Law
Comparative Constitutional Law
Comparative Politics
State Theory
Nationalism Studies
Critical Theory

CONTACT INFORMATION

Email: dh624@cornell.edu