Juris Doctor, with Certification in International, Comparative, and Foreign Law
Penn State Law, State College, PA
BA in International Politics (Phi Beta Kappa)
Schreyer Honors College
Penn State University, State College, PA
BA 100—Introduction to Business
BA 243—Business Law
BA 494—International Law Project
BA 496—Independent Studies
BA 497—International Business Law
BA 499—Globalization: The Intersection of Law & the Financial Markets
CIVCM 211—Foundations: Civic and Community Engagement
CLJ 113—Introduction to Law
I B 496—International Business Law & Ethics
L A 295—State Legislature Internship
PL SC 001—American Government
PL SC 003—Comparative Government
PL SC 014—International Relations
PL SC 395—Congressional Internship
PL SC 496—Public Policy Writing
PL SC 497A—Constitutional Law
PUBPL 496—Public Policy
Corporate Governance Law
International & Comparative Business Law
The Law of Public Pension & Sovereign Wealth Funds
Best Paper Award for “Fiduciary Duty and the Corporate Governance of the State’s Instrumentalities: A Dilemmatic Assessment.” Pacific Northwest Academy of Legal Studies in Business. Vancouver, BC. 2014.
Lion Heart Award. “For Commitment to Excellence.” Presented by the graduating class to “the faculty, staff, or administration member who most inspired members of the graduating class through our college career.”
Student Government Association Special Recognition Award, “for commitment to the student body.” April 2012.
First-Year Engagement Faculty Certificate of Appreciation, “for meritorious contributions to peer teaching and learning.” 2009.
Honors Medal, for “Scholarly Achievement, Integrity of Purpose, and Intellectual Curiosity.”
Liberal Arts Academic Excellence Award. “For Academic Excellence.”
Schreyer Ambassador Grant, to study British theater and architecture in London, England. Pennsylvania State University.
President's Award, Pennsylvania State University.
Ghahramani, Salar. (Forthcoming). "Sovereigns, Socially Responsible Investing, and the Enforcement of International Law through Portfolio Investment and Shareholder Activism: The Three Models." Journal of International Law (University of Pennsylvania).
Ghahramani, Salar. (Forthcoming). "Sovereign Wealth Funds and Human Rights Protection." In F. Bassan (Ed.) Sovereign Wealth Funds and International Investments. Camberley, UK: Elgar's International Financial Law Series.
Ghahramani, Salar. (2014). "Fiduciary Duty and the Ex Officio Conundrum in Corporate Governance: The Troublesome Murkiness of the Gubernatorial Trustee's Obligations." Hastings Business Law Journal, Vol. 10(1), pp.1-35.
Ghahramani, Salar. (2014). "Divestment Laws, Fiduciary Duty, and Pension Fund Management: An Empirical Examination." International Journal of Law and Management, Vol. 56(1), pp. 29-37.
Ghahramani, Salar. (2013). "Sovereign Wealth Funds, Transnational Law, and the New Paradigms of International Financial Relations." Yale Journal of International Affairs, Vol. 8(2), pp. 52-64.
Ghahramani, Salar. (2013). "Sovereign Wealth Funds and Shareholder Activism: Applying the Ryan-Schneider Antecedents to Determine Policy Implications." Corporate Governance, Vol. 13(1), pp. 58-69.
Ghahramani, Salar. (2012). "Public Pensions, International Affairs, and Divestment Regulations: A Critical Analysis and Call for a Model Law." Pensions: An International Journal, Vol. 17(2), pp. 80-87.
Pacini, Carl, Jeffrey Paterson and Salar Ghahramani. (2011). "The Uncertain Liability of Accountants and Other Professionals in Securities Fraud Cases: The Shifting Sands of Central Bank." Journal of Forensic and Investigative Accounting, Vol. 3(3), 46-67.
Ghahramani, Salar. (2011). "Protecting Public Pension Funds from Divestment-related Lawsuits: Exploring the State Laws of the United States." Pensions: An International Journal, Vol. 16(3), pp. 212-219.
Ghahramani, Salar. (2011). "Governments, Financial Markets, and International Human Rights: The State's Role as Shareholder." Yale Journal of International Affairs, Vol. 6(1), pp. 85-95.