Max Weber Fellow, 2007-2008
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Giesela is a German-trained lawyer. She is a full professor of law at the Friedrich-Schiller-University Jena (Germany). Her main research interests are German and European contract law, German and European private international law as well as comparative law and economic analysis of law.
Before joining the Friedrich-Schiller-University Giesela was a Fellow of the German National Science Foundation at the Humboldt-University, a Max Weber Fellow at the European University Institute in Florence (Italy), a Senior Research Fellow at the Max Planck Institute for Comparative and International Private Law in Hamburg (Germany) and a Joseph Story Research Fellow at the Harvard Law School in Cambridge (USA). During the summer term 2010 she was a Visiting Professor at the University of Illinois (USA).
Giesela holds both German State Examinations (J.D. equivalent, Bar Exam equivalent) a Master of Laws (LL.M.) from the University of California, Berkeley (USA), a Doctorate (Ph.D. equivalent) from the University of Hamburg (Germany).