Professor of Law
Willard H. Pedrick Distinguished Research Scholar
A leading scholar in international law, Kenneth Abbott’s teaching and research focus on the interdisciplinary study of international law and international relations, including public and private institutions, environmental issues, development policy, global health, and international trade and economic law. He also has a faculty appointment in the ASU School of Global Studies, where he co-directs the global environmental governance program.
Lincoln Professor of Law, Ethics, and Sustainability
Daniel M. Bodansky is a preeminent authority on global climate change whose teaching and research focus on international environmental law and public international law. He teaches courses in international law and sustainability and is a key player in the College of Law’s new Program on Law and Sustainability.
Associate Professor of Law
David Gartner teaches Constitutional Law, International Institutions, Foreign Relations Law, and Global Health Law and Policy. His current research focuses on the role of innovative international institutions and non-state actors in shaping international law and the response to global challenges in areas such as global health, development, education, and the environment.
Professor of Practice
Executive Director, Center for Law and Global Affairs
Daniel Rothenberg has more than 15 years of experience combining field research, project management and scholarship on international human rights and the rule of law. His research focuses on human rights documentation and analysis and transitional justice, with a focus on genocide, truth commissions and post-conflict reconstruction. Rothenberg has designed and managed rule of law projects in Afghanistan, Iraq and throughout Latin America.
Professor of Law
Charles Calleros’ research interests include international and comparative contract law; international conflict of laws; the intersection of free speech with race and gender discrimination; and various issues regarding legal education. At ASU, he teaches Contracts, International Contracts, Civil Rights Legislation, and Legal Method and Writing, using his own published textbooks for Contracts and Legal Method and Writing. At the Universite Paris Descartes, he annually teaches short courses in Common Law Legal Method, Comparative and International Contracts, and International Conflict of Laws.
Professor of Law
Aaron Fellmeth has studied international law from an interdisciplinary perspective since 1991. His research and teaching focus on international law jurisprudence and the formation of rules of customary international law in contested subjects, such as evolving human rights issues, espionage and covert action, psychological manipulation, new technologies in conventional and asymmetrical armed conflict, and the internationalization of intellectual property rights. Professor Fellmeth also is a leading expert on the law and regulation of international business transactions and intellectual property with a special focus on patent law and technology. He teaches Public International Law, International Business Transactions, Research Methods in International Law, International Trade Law, and Patent Law.
Lincoln Professor of Health Law and Ethics
Director, Public Health Law Network - Western Region
Director, Public Health Law and Policy Program
Affiliate Professor, Global Health, School of Human Evolution & Social Change
Professor Hodge teaches Health Law, Ethics, and Policy, Public Health Law and Ethics, and Global Health Law and Policy at the College of Law. He is the recipient of the 2006 Henrik L. Blum Award for Excellence in Health Policy from the American Public Health Association and has drafted several public health law reform initiatives, including the Model State Public Health Information Privacy Act, the Model State Emergency Health Powers Act, the Turning Point Model State Public Health Act, and the Uniform Emergency Volunteer Health Practitioners Act. He is a national expert on public health information privacy law and policy, having advised numerous federal, state, and local governments on these issues.
Professor of Law
Director, Washington, D.C., Legal Externship Program
Orde Félix Kittrie’s teaching and research focus on international law (especially nonproliferation and sanctions) and criminal law. Professor Kittrie was named 2006-2007 Centennial Professor of the Year at ASU, a university-wide award honoring outstanding teaching inside and outside the classroom. He was also named by Hispanic Outlook on Higher Education as one of the United States’ four most notable Hispanic professors of international law. Professor Kittrie has testified on nonproliferation issues before both the U.S. Senate and House and recently served as one of 12 members of a special Congressionally-created committee to make recommendations on how to better prevent the proliferation of nuclear, chemical and biological weapons.
Dean, Sandra Day O'Connor College of Law
Professor of Law
Doug Sylvester publishes, teaches and lectures on issues of intellectual property law and commercialization, international law, emerging technologies and privacy. In 2006, he taught Nanotechnology and the Law, the first time such a course was offered in the country by full-time law faculty.
Professor of Law, Willard H. Pedrick Distinguished Research Scholar
Professor of Law, Indian Legal Program
Affiliate Professor, American Indian Studies Program
Rebecca Tsosie teaches in the areas of Indian law, Property, Bioethics, and Critical Race Theory, as well as seminars in International Indigenous Rights and in the College’s Tribal Policy, Law, and Government Master of Laws program. She has written and published widely on doctrinal and theoretical issues related to tribal sovereignty, environmental policy and cultural rights, and is the author of many prominent articles dealing with cultural resources and cultural pluralism. Professor Tsosie also is the co-author with Robert Clinton and Carole Goldberg of a federal Indian law casebook. Her current research deals with Native rights to genetic resources. Professor Tsosie annually speaks at several national conferences on tribal sovereignty, self-determination, and tribal rights to environmental and cultural resources.
Assistant Professor, School of Social Work
Faculty Affiliate, Center for Law and Global Affairs
David K. Androff earned his MSW and Ph.D. form the University of California, Berkeley. His research interests include Truth and Reconciliation Commissions and the intersections of human rights and social work. He served as a statistical consultant to the TRC in Timor-Leste, and his current research explores the impact of the Greensboro TRC in North Carolina upon victims of violence. Recently, he was invited to deliver the annual homecoming lecture to the School of Social Work at McGill University in Montreal, Quebec, Canada, focusing on the Canadian TRC.
Assistant Professor, Justice and Social Inquiry, School of Social Transformation, College of Liberal Arts and Sciences
LaDawn Haglund is an assistant professor of Justice and Social Inquiry and director of the Undergraduate Certificate in Human Rights at Arizona State University. She is also a Faculty Fellow at the Center for Law and Global Affairs, Sandra Day O'Connor College of Law and Affiliated Faculty at the School of Sustainability. She received her Ph.D. in Sociology from New York University in 2005. Dr. Haglund's scholarly interests include macro- and comparative sociology; development and human rights, especially in Latin America; international political economy; globalization studies; and institutions and social change. Her most recent research focuses on the social and political dimensions of sustainability and natural resources management, particularly water and water-related resources.
Assistant Professor, School of Global Studies
College of Liberal Arts and Sciences
Victor Peskin’s scholarship and teaching lie at the intersection of international law, human rights, and comparative politics. His research and writing have focused on understanding the political and legal challenges that confront the contemporary international criminal tribunals. Peskin is the author of International Justice in Rwanda and the Balkans: Virtual Trials and the Struggle for State Cooperation (Cambridge University Press, 2008). The book, which is based on extensive field work, analyzes and compares the struggles over state compliance between the International Criminal Tribunal for the Former Yugoslavia and the Serbian and Croatian governments, on the one hand, and the International Criminal Tribunal for Rwanda and the Rwandan government, on the other. The book was selected as a Choice 2008 Outstanding Academic Title. Choice called the book "indispensable" for "scholars and practitioners of diplomacy and international law."
Director, School of Public Affairs
Professor Koppell's research concerns the design and adminstration of complex organizations, particularly entites that hover at the intersection of politics and markets. He has examined global governance organizations that promulgate international rules dealing with everything from accounting to telecommunciations to trade in endangered species. And he has written about public-private hybrids, government-created entities that operate in the marketplace to achieve public policy goals. He is the former director of the Millstein Center for Corporate Governance and Performance at Yale University.