Dr. Tomer Broude is the Sylvan M. Cohen Chair in Law, Hebrew University of Jerusalem Faculty of Law and Department of International Relations, and Visiting Professor at the University of Virginia School of Law. Prof. Broude joined the Hebrew University of Jerusalem in 2004 as a full-time faculty member of law and international relations after five years of commercial legal practice and receiving a doctoral degree from the University of Toronto Faculty of Law. He is currently a senior lecturer with tenure and the Sylvan M. Cohen Chair in Law at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem. From 2009-2012 he was the academic director of the Minerva Center for Human Rights. Read more.

Professor Margaret M. deGuzman is an Associate Professor of Law at Temple University Beasley School of Law. She teaches criminal law, international criminal law, and transitional justice. Her research engages questions about the appropriate role of international criminal law in the global legal order, with a particular focus on the concept of gravity. She has authored a number of publications on such issues as the definition of crimes against humanity, the role of case and situational gravity in the legitimacy of the International Criminal Court (ICC), and the theoretical underpinning of selection decisions at the ICC. She is currently participating in an international expert group drafting general rules and principles of international criminal procedure. Read more.


Jeff Dunoff is the Laura H. Carnell Professor of Law and founding Director of the Institute for International Law & Public Policy at Temple University Beasley School of Law. His scholarship focuses on public international law, international regulatory regimes, and interdisciplinary approaches to international law.

Dunoff has served as a Visiting Professor at Harvard Law School; as a Law and Public Affairs Fellow and Visiting Professor at the Woodrow Wilson School at Princeton University; and as a Visiting Fellow at the Lauterpacht Research Centre at Cambridge University.  Among other activities, he serves as a Member of the E 15 Expert’s Group on the Functioning of the Multilateral Trading System, based in Geneva; an elected member of the American Law Institute; and a Fellow of the American Bar Foundation. Read More.

Ryan Goodman is Professor of Law and Co-Chair of the Center for Human Rights and Global Justice.  Prior to moving to NYU, Goodman was the inaugural Rita E. Hauser Professor of Human Rights and Humanitarian Law and Director of the Human Rights Program at Harvard Law School. He received his J.D. from Yale Law School, where he served as an articles editor of the Yale Law Journal. He received a Ph.D. in Sociology from Yale University. After law school, he clerked for Judge Stephen Reinhardt of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit. He is a member of the Board of Editors of the American Journal of International Law and the Board of Editors of International Theory. He is a member of the United States Department of State’s Advisory Committee on International Law and a member of the Council on Foreign Relations. Read more.

Associate Professor Craig Green teaches Federal Courts, Administrative Law, Civil Procedure and Constitutional Law. Other teaching interests include Conflicts of Law, Advanced Civil Procedure, Remedies, and Sentencing.
Green received his J.D. from Yale Law School, after which he clerked for Judge Pollak of the Eastern District of Pennsylvania and Judge Garland of the D.C. Circuit. In 2001, Green worked in the Solicitor General’s Office as a Bristow Fellow, and thereafter as a trial attorney for DOJ’s Civil Appellate Staff. This work entailed briefing and arguing cases in federal courts of appeals, and drafting Supreme Court briefs for the Solicitor General’s Office. Topics included constitutional law, administrative law, criminal procedure, maritime law, copyright, and other federal public law. Read more.

Duncan B. Hollis is Associate Dean for Academic Affairs and James E. Beasley Professor of Law at Temple University Beasley School of Law. His scholarship focuses on issues of authority in international and foreign affairs law, asking who exercises authority in the formation, interpretation and application of international law, and who is it that has the authority to apply such law to, or for, national actors. Hollis uses treaties as the focal point for this research, examining the status of treaties, and treaty-makers, from international, comparative and constitutional perspectives. He is the editor of the Oxford Guide to Treaties (2012) and he also co-edited National Treaty Law & Practice (ASIL & Martinus Nijhoff, 2005), which examined how nineteen countries incorporate treaty rules into their national laws. His expertise on treaty issues has been sought or used by all three branches of the federal govenrment as well as several international organizations. Read more.

holquistPeter Holquist is an Associate Professor of History at the University of Pennsylvania, where he focuses on the history of Russia and modern Europe. His current project, By Right of War, explores the emergence of the international law of war in the late nineteenth and early twentieth century. Specifically, it analyzes the role of imperial Russia in codifying and extending these “laws and customs of war.” This project encompasses two distinct areas of analysis. First, it traces how international law emerged as a discipline in Imperial Russia and came to flourish there. Second, it measures the extent to which these normative principles shaped policy. The project explores by what means, and to what degree, can one bring people’s conduct, even in extremis, into line with normative and ethical prescriptions?  Read more

Robert Howse is the Lloyd C. Nelson Professor of International Law at NYU School of Law. Professor Howse received his B.A. in philosophy and political science with high distinction, as well as an LL.B., with honours, from the University of Toronto, where he was co-editor in chief of the Faculty of Law Review. He also holds an LL.M. from the Harvard Law School. He has been a visiting professor at Harvard Law School, Tel Aviv University, Hebrew University of Jerusalem, the University of Paris 1 (Pantheon-Sorbonne), Tsinghua University, and Osgoode Hall Law School in Canada and taught in the Academy of European Law, European University Institute, Florence. Read more.


David Kennedy is Manley O. Hudson Professor of Law and Director of the Institute for Global Law and Policy at Harvard Law School. He teaches international law, international economic policy, legal theory, law and development and European law. He joined the Harvard Law faculty in 1981and holds a Ph.D. from the Fletcher School and a J.D. from Harvard. His research uses interdisciplinary materials from sociology and social theory, economics and history to explore issues of global governance, development policy and the nature of professional expertise. He has been particularly committed to developing new voices and perspectives on international affairs. Read more.


Jan Klabbers is professor of international law at the University of Helsinki, and currently (Spring 2013) visiting professor of international law at the Graduate Institute of International and Development Studies in Geneva. His main publications include The Concept of treaty in International Law (1996), An Introduction to International Institutional Law (2002, 2d ed. 2009), Treaty Conflict and the European Union (2008) and, as co-author, The Constitutionalization of International Law (2009). A general textbook (International Law) is forthcoming with Cambridge University Press, as is a co-edited volume on Normative Pluralism and International Law. Read more.


Karen Knop is a professor at the Faculty of Law at the University of Toronto. She became editor of the University of Toronto Law Journal in 2007. Professor Knop holds graduate degrees in law from Toronto and Columbia, and degrees in law and in mathematics from Dalhousie. She has been a senior fellow at the Center for International Studies, New York University School of Law. In 2004-2005, she was chosen as the annual J.C. Smith Visiting Fellow by the School of Law, University of Nottingham and taught at the University of Melbourne law school. In 2011, she was a visiting professor at the Georgetown University Law Center. As rapporteur for the International Law Association’s Committee on Feminism and International Law, Professor Knop was responsible for the ILA’s report on gender and nationality (2000). Read more.

Andrew Lang is a Reader in the Law Department of the London School of Economics. He teaches Public International Law, with a specialism in International Economic Law. His current research is focussed on a number of themes around global economic governance, including the relationship between law and expert knowledge, international law and economics, and sociological approaches to the study of international economic law. Between October 2012 and September 2013, he will be on leave as a British Academy Mid-Career Fellow, undertaking research on the constitutive role of international economic law in the production of transnational markets, and in Spring 2013 will be a Visiting Scholar at Harvard Law School. Read more.

Susan Marks is Professor of International Law at the London School of Economics. She previously taught at King’s College London and, prior to that, at the University of Cambridge, where she was a fellow of Emmanuel College. Her work attempts to bring insights from the radical tradition to bear on the study of international law and human rights. She is the author of The Riddle of All Constitutions and, with Andrew Clapham, International Human Rights Lexicon, and edited International Law on the Left. Read more.


Frédéric Mégret, PhD, is an associate-Professor at the Faculty of Law, McGill University. He also holds the Canada Research Chair in the Law of Human Rights and Legal Pluralism and is affiliated with the McGill Centre of the same name. As of September 2012 he is associate-dean for research. He holds an LLB from King’s College London, a DEA from the Université de Paris I, and a PhD from the Graduate Institute of International Studies (Geneva), as well as a diploma from Sciences Po Paris. His work focuses on some of the theoretical dimensions of international law, international criminal justice, international human rights law and the laws of war. Read more.


Ralf Michaels is an expert in comparative law and conflict of laws, and a professor at Duke University School of Law. He has been a visiting professor at the Universities of Panthéon/Assas (Paris II), Princeton, Pennsylvania, Toronto, and the London School of Economics. Michaels has also held senior research fellowships at Harvard and Princeton, as well as the American Academy in Berlin and the Max Planck Institute for Private Law in Hamburg. In 2015, he will give a number of lectures on private international law at the Hague Academy for International Law. Read more.

Samuel Moyn, professor of history at Columbia University, serves this year as visiting professor of law at Harvard University. His recent publications including The Last Utopia: Human Rights in History (2010) and “Do Human Rights Treaties Make Enough of a Difference?,” in Conor Gearty and Costas Douzinas, eds., Cambridge Companion to Human Rights Law (2012). Read more.


Sean D. Murphy is the Patricia Roberts Harris Research Professor of Law at the George Washington University Law School in Washington, D.C., and a Member of the U.N. International Law Commission. From 1987 to 1995, Professor Murphy served in the Office of the Legal Adviser at the U.S. Department of State, specializing in international environmental law, the law of war, and international claims. From July 1995 to July 1998, Professor Murphy was the Legal Counselor of the U.S. Embassy in The Hague. He has served on the Board of Editors of the American Journal of International Law and is a Member of the American Law Institute. Read more.


Fernanda Giorgia Nicola joined the WCL faculty in Fall of 2006. She is an expert in European and Comparative Law, the law of the European Union, Contracts and Tort Law. Prior to teaching at the WCL, Fernanda was an Adjunct Professor of Law at the New England School of Law. She has also taught at Harvard Law School and the University of Turin Law School at the ILO Training Center of Turin. She has been a summer associate and law clerk at Goodwin Procter, LLP in Boston, a research assistant at Harvard Law School, and a trainee attorney at Studio Legale Ferreri in Turin, Italy. In 1995, she was an intern at the European Parliament in the Civil Rights, Civil Liberties Committee; and in 1996, at the Council of Europe, Political Affairs Committee of the Parliamentary Assembly. Read more.


Mark A. Pollack is Professor and Jean Monnet Chair  in the Department of Political Science at Temple University, where he teaches classes in international relations, international law, and European Union Politics.  He received his Ph.D. from Harvard University in 1995, and has previously taught at the University of Wisconsin-Madison and at the European University Institute in Florence, Italy. His research agenda focuses on the promise and limits of  international cooperation, with special attention to the European Union, the delegation of powers to supranational organizations, the politics of international law, and transatlantic relations between the United States and the European Union. Read more.

Jaya Ramji-Nogales is an Associate Professor of Law at Temple University Beasley School of Law. Her research areas include empirical assessment of the U.S. asylum system, procedural due process at the intersection of immigration and international human rights law, and transitional justice. She is the co-author of Refugee Roulette: Disparities in Asylum Adjudication and Proposals for Reform (NYU Press 2009) and the co-editor of Bringing the Khmer Rouge to Justice: Prosecuting Mass Violence Before the Cambodian Courts (Mellen Press 2005). Read more.


Henry J. Richardson is Professor of Law at Temple University Beasley School of Law. He obtained his A.B. from Antioch College in 1963. Upon graduating from Yale Law School in 1966, Professor Richardson became International Legal Adviser to the government of Malawi shortly after its independence for more than two years, where he advised on inherited treaties and a range of southern African international legal negotiations and questions. Thereafter, he returned to the U.S. to become Faculty Africanist at Law and to earn an LL.M. at University of California at Los Angeles (1971) with a focus on international law and development in Africa. He was active in several anti-apartheid groups relative to international law. From 1977-79, he served on the National Security Council Staff in charge of African Policy and United Nations issues in President Carter’s administration. Read more.


Brishen Rogers is Assistant Professor of Law at Temple University Beasley School of Law, where he teaches torts, employment discrimination, and a seminar on current issues in labor law. Prior to joining the Temple faculty, Professor Rogers was a Climenko Fellow and Lecturer on Law at Harvard Law School.

Professor Rogers’ scholarship draws on the social sciences and liberal political theory to better understand the role of law in constituting and regulating paid work relationships, with a particular focus on issues of concern to low-wage workers.  One current project explores the role of law and social norms in shaping workers’ preferences towards unionization; another explores the proper role for minimum workplace entitlements in an egalitarian liberal state.  His work has been published in the Harvard Law Review Forum, and the Berkeley Journal of Employment and Labor Law, among others. Read more.

Kim Lane Scheppele is the Laurance S. Rockefeller Professor of Sociology and International Affairs in the Woodrow Wilson School and the University Center for Human Values as well as Director of the Program in Law and Public Affairs at Princeton University. She joined the Princeton faculty in 2005 after nearly a decade on the faculty of the University of Pennsylvania School of Law, where she was the John J. O’Brien Professor of Comparative Law. Scheppele’s work focuses on the intersection of constitutional and international law, particularly in constitutional systems under stress. Read more.


Peter J. Spiro holds the Charles Weiner Chair in international law. Before joining Temple’s faculty in 2006, Professor Spiro was Rusk Professor of Law at the University of Georgia Law School, where he also served as Associate Dean for Faculty Development. A former law clerk to Justice David H. Souter of the U.S. Supreme Court, Spiro specializes in international law, the constitutional aspects of U.S. foreign relations, and immigration and nationality law. Spiro is the author of Beyond Citizenship: American Identity After Globalization (Oxford University Press 2008). Read more.


Andrew Strauss is the Associate Dean for Faculty Research and Development and a Professor of Law at Widener University School of Law. He specializes in public international law, international economic law, international transactions and international organizations. He earned his Bachelor of Arts from Princeton University’s Woodrow Wilson School of Public and International Affairs and his Juris Doctorate from New York University School of Law where he served as a staff member on the Review of Law and Social Change. In the spring of 2008 he was a Visiting Professor at the University of Notre Dame Law School, and in the fall of 2008 he and two colleagues became the first faculty members at Widener to be awarded the title of Distinguished Professor of Law. Read more.

An internationally recognized authority on international law, international human rights, transitional justice, and comparative constitutional law, Ruti Teitel is the Ernst C. Stiefel Professor of Comparative Law at New York Law School and Visiting Professor at the London School of Economics.  This academic year, she is a Straus Fellow at New York University Law School’s Straus Institute for the Advanced Study of Law and Justice. Read more.


John Fabian Witt is Allen H. Duffy Class of 1960 Professor of Law at Yale Law School. He writes in the history of American law and in torts, including the 2012 New York Times Notable Book, Lincoln’s Code: The Laws of War in American History (Free Press, September 2012), Patriots and Cosmopolitans: Hidden Histories of American Law (Harvard University Press, 2007), and the prizewinning book, The Accidental Republic: Crippled Workingmen, Destitute Widows, and the Remaking of American Law (Harvard University Press, 2004), as well as articles in the American Historical Review, the Columbia Law Review, the Harvard Law Review, the Yale Law Journal, and other scholarly journals. His writing has appeared in The New York Times, Slate, and The Washington Post. In 2010 he was awarded a John Simon Guggenheim Memorial Foundation Fellowship for his project on the laws of war in American history. Professor Witt is a graduate of Yale Law School and Yale College and he holds a Ph.D. in history from Yale. Before returning to Yale, he was the George Welwood Murray Professor of Legal History at Columbia University. He served as law clerk to Judge Pierre N. Leval on the United States Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit. Read more.