After his first law degree from the University of Ljubljana, Dr. Jaklic received his masters (LL.M.) and doctorate (S.J.D.) in law from Harvard Law School, and then another doctorate (D.Phil.) in law from Oxford University. Since 2008, he has been teaching at Harvard in various roles, including as Lecturer at Harvard Law, in the fields of human rights, European integration, EU law, constitutional law and theory, international law and global justice, ethics and democracy. He is a recipient of several teaching excellence awards by Harvard and the author of Constitutional Pluralism in the EU (Oxford University Press, 2014). For his research on democracy in Europe, he was awarded Harvard Mancini Prize for "best work in the field of European law and European legal thought”. In 2012, Dr. Jaklic completed his four-year mandate as a full member of the European Commission for Democracy through Law (the Venice Commission) and was recently, as one of four nominees of the President of Slovenia, in the running for selection as Slovenia's next Judge at the European Court of Human Rights in Strasbourg.