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  • Research Associate, College Of Law
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Research Summary

Zalmay Mallyar was a former lecturer at Herat University School of Law and Political Science in Afghanistan. His research interests involve administrative law, constitutional law, anti-corruption studies, and human rights. His research on administrative reform, anti-corruption studies in Afghanistan, human rights in Afghanistan, the Afghan electoral system, and the Afghan governance system has appeared in various national and international venues.

Education

  • Master of Law (LLM), Sustainable International Development , University of Washington School of Law. Project: Designing A Standard Assets Registration System to Reduce Corruption in Afghanistan: What Afghanistan Can Learn from Examining Model Assets Declaration Systems.
  • Bachelor’s degree, Public and Administrative Law , Herat University Law and Political Science Faculty. Project: The Role of Women's Political Participation in Afghanistan's Political Development: A Review of the Issue from 2002 to 2008

Biography

Zalmay Mallyar was a former lecturer at Herat University School of Law and Political Science in Afghanistan and recently became an Associate Researcher at the University of Utah S.J. Quinney College of Law. His research interests involve administrative law, constitutional law, anti-corruption studies, and human rights. His research on administrative reform, anti-corruption studies in Afghanistan, human rights in Afghanistan, the Afghan electoral system, and the Afghan governance system has appeared in various national and international venues. He was the Afghanistan Price Media Law Moot Court team coach who won the Middle East Round championship award – the University of Oxford – held in Egypt. Mr. Mallyar has extensive experience in the rule of law issues in Afghanistan and served as dean of the Administrative Reform and Civil Services Department, Commercial Law attorney, legal trainer, advisor with various national organizations, including the Afghan Peace Council, Herat Electoral Complaints Commission, and as director of Herat University Legal Clinic.
Mr. Mallyar holds a bachelor’s degree from Herat University School of Law and Political Science. He has a Master of Law (LLM) in Sustainable International Development (SID) from the University of Washington School of Law.