- Corruption and anti-corruption
- Legal pluralism
- Social resilience
Tolibjon Mustafoev is a research fellow affiliated with the Sociology of Law Department within the research project Central Asian Law: Business Environment and Legal Cultures. He is also an independent researcher affiliated with the Anti-Corruption Research Center and with the Department of Organization and Management of Prosecutorial Activities at the Academy of the General Prosecutor's Office of Uzbekistan. His research interests are interlinked with the concepts of social resilience, legal pluralism and anti-corruption laws in authoritarian and hybrid regime countries. He is currently investigating the affiliation of the state anti-corruption legal framework with the business climate in post-Soviet countries as Uzbekistan and Tajikistan.
Before joining the Sociology of Law Department, Tolibjon Mustafoev worked as a national consultant on crime prevention and promoting a culture of lawfulness among youth at the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime Regional Office for Central Asia. In collaboration with the UN Vienna Headquarters, he initiated and created the first youth regional academic and negotiations platform in Uzbekistan "Tashkent International Model UN". During 2017-2019 he served as a Secretary-General of this organization.
Tolibjon Mustafoev's holds a BA (honours) in Commercial Law from the University of Westminster (UK) and an LL.M. in Anticorruption Studies from the Academy of the General Prosecutor's Office of the Republic of Uzbekistan.