Visiting Scholars

The School of Law hosts a number of distinguished experts in various aspects of the international and transnational dimensions of law. Most of the visiting experts give short courses on their subjects. Visitors since fall semester 2000 are listed below.

Professor Michala Meiselles, Université Jean Moulin-Lyon 3, France, "International Corporation Law" (Spring 2012)

Professor Peter Huber, Johannes Gutenberg-Universität, Mainz, Germany, "International Sales" (Spring 2010)

Professor Kim Van der Borght, Faculty of Law, University of Hull, England,"World Financial Crisis" (Fall 2009)

Professor Mathieu Cardon, Université Jean Moulin-Lyon 3, France, "European Union Competition Law" (Spring 2006).

Professor Elise Poillot, Université Jean Moulin-Lyon 3, France, "European Union Consumer Law" (Fall 2007).

Professor Kim Van der Borght, Faculty of Law, University of Hull, England, "International Trade" (Fall 2006), "Dispute Settlement in the WTO" (Spring 2006).

Professor John R. Crook, Adjunct Faculty of Law, George Washington University Law School (D.C.), "International Organizations," January 22 - February 8, 2007.

Professor Anna Nagaeva, Chief Counsel to the Administrative Board, Supreme Commercial Court of the Russian Federation, Moscow, Russia, collaborative policy research on, "The Reform of the Arbitration Court System in Russia," April 20 - June 26, 2006.

Professor Kim Van der Borght, Faculty of Law, University of Hull, England, "Dispute Settlement in the WTO," February 20 - March 9, 2006.

Professor Mathieu Cardon, Associate Professor, Université Jean Moulin-Lyon 3, France, "European Competition Law," February 20 - March 3, 2006.

Mr. Cesare P.R. Romano, lecturer, "International Human Rights, September 6-23, 2005.

Professor Mathieu Cardon, Associate Professor, Université Jean Moulin-Lyon 3, France, "Introduction to European Law," September 17 - October 4, 2005

Professor Tony Joris, Jean Monnet Professor, Director of the Centre of European Law, Faculty of Law, Vrije Universiteit Brussel, "The EC Internal Market and the EC Policy on State Aid," January 28-February 6, 2004.

Professor Stefaan Smis, Faculty of Law, Vrije Universiteit Brussel, "Regional Integration in Africa," November 3-14, 2003.

Professor Kim Van der Borght, Faculty of Law, University of Hull (England), "Problems of International Trade Law," November 3-14, 2003.

Ms. Lee Ann Bambach, Esq., "Legal Systems in the Middle East," October 1-24, 2003.

Mr. Daniel Joyner, University of Georgia, "International Law and Security Regimes," August 20-September 4, 2003.

Professor Yogesh Tyagi, Faculty of Law, Jawaharlal Nehru University, "International Law of Human Rights," February 24-March 7, 2003.

Professor Jean Yves de Cara, Faculty of Law, Université Jean Moulin (Lyon 3), "The United Nations System," March 31-April 10, 2003.

Mr. George Cavalier, Université Jean Moulin (Lyon 3), "EC Competition Law," March 1-13, 2003.

Professor Tony Joris, Jean Monnet Professor, Faculty of Law, Vrije Universiteit Brussel, "The Internal Market, the Nice Treaty, and State Aids," January 27-February 6, 2003 and March 7-April 1, 2003.

Professor Wojciech Kowalski, Faculty of Law, University of Silesic (Katowice, Poland), "Preservation of Cultural Heritage," September 30-October 11, 2002.

Professor Kim Van der Borght, Faculty of Law, University of Hull (England), "WTO and Human Rights," August 26-September 6, 2002; "Economic and Social Human Rights Since the Fall of the Berlin Wall," April 7-18, 2003.

Mr. Charles Smitherman, University of Georgia, "Legal Research," September 3-27, 2002.

Professor Serge Gutwirth, Faculty of Law, Vrije Universiteit Brussel, Faculty of Law, University of Rotterdam, "The International Law of Human Rights," April 8-19, 2002.

Professor Yogesh Tyagi, Faculty of Law, Jawaharlal Nehru University, "The Law of the Sea," March 25-April 5, 2002.

Mr. Karim Suratgar and Ms. Wang Feng, Legal Counsel, International Finance Corporation (IFC), World Bank Group and Mr. David Suratgar, Former Senior Legal Counsel World Bank, Director Morgan Grenfell Bank, Legal Consultant on International Projects, "Financing of Development Projects and Techniques for Privatization in Developing Countries," March 25-April 5, 2002.

Professor Tony Joris, Jean Monnet Professor, Faculty of Law, Vrije Universiteit Brussel, "The European Common Market (Internal) and State Aid in the E.C.," February 2002 and March 27-April 5, 2002.

Professor Franco Ferrari, UN Commission on International Trade Law (UNCITRAL) Secretariat, Faculty of Law, University of Verona, "Vienna Convention on the International Contract for the Sale of Goods," March 5-15, 2002.

Professor Martina Rojo, Faculty of Law, Universidad del Salvador (UGA/USAL project), "Consumer Protection Law," February 25-March 15, 2002.

Dr. Carlos Salvadores de Arzuaga, Vice Dean, Faculty of Law Universidad del Salvador, Buenos Aires (UGA/USAL Project), "Constitutional Law in Argentina: Current Crisis," February 25-March 8, 2002.

Dr. Eduardo Valencia Ospina, Former Registrar of the International Court of Justice, "International Organizations and the International Court of Justice," February 25-March 6, 2002.

Professor Jean-Pierre Viennois, Faculty of Law, Université Jean Moulin (Lyon 3) (Lyon/UGA Exchange), "The European Community's Common Competition Policy," February 18-26, 2002.

Dr. Andrea Tinoco, Faculty of Law, Instituto Tecnológico Autónomo de México, "Commercial Law of Mexico," February 18-28, 2002.

Mr. Robert Rosenstock, Chairman, International Law Commission, "Use of Force in International Law (International Law II)," January 27-February 2, 2002.

Professor Jungi Nakagawa, Faculty of Law, University of Tokyo, "Investment and Trade Law of Japan," January 22-February 1, 2002.

Ms. Lee Ann Bambach, Esq., "Law of the Middle East," September 20-October 18, 2001.

Professor Kim Van Der Borcht, Faculty of Law, University of Hull (England), "The Right to Development in International Law," August 28-September 14, 2001.

Professor Eric Remacle, Director, European Studies Institute, Université Libre de Bruxelles, "European Union/United States Relations," April 18-20, 2001.

Professor Philip Alston, Faculty of Law, European University Institute, "International Human Rights Law," April 9-18, 2001.

Professor Piet Eeckhout, Faculty of Law, King's College (London), "External Trade Policy of the European Community," March 26-29, 2001.

Professor Yogesh Tyagi, Faculty of Law, Jawaharlal Nehru University, "Law of the Sea," March 26-April 6, 2001.

Professor Hugo Concha, Faculty of Law, Instituto Tecnológico Autónomo de Mexico, "Constitutional Law in Mexico," March 19-30, 2001.

Professor Bart De Schutter, Faculty of Law, Vrije Universiteit Brussel, "International Dispute Settlement and Remedies in International Law," March 19-30, 2001.

Professor Franco Ferrari, U.N. Commission on International Trade Law (UNCITRAL) Secretariat, "International Sales Law," March 12-16, 2001.

Professor Guillermo Moglia Claps, Faculty of Law, Universidad del Salvador, "Comparative Commercial Law: Argentina/United States," March 3-23, 2001.

Professor Tony Joris, Faculty of Law, Vrije Universiteit Brussel, "Internal Market of the European Community," February 18-March 1 and April 2-6, 2001.

Ms. Charlotte Ku, Executive Director, American Society of International Law, "Democratic Accountability and International Institutions: Using Military Force," February 27, 2001.

Professor Boris Topornin, Director, Institute of State and Law, "Current Developments in Russian Constitutional Law," February 26, 2001.

Mr. Larry D. Johnson, Legal Adviser of the International Atomic Energy Agency, "International Organizations," February 1-20, 2001.

Professor Junji Nakagawa, Faculty of Law, The University of Tokyo, "International Investment Law in Japan," February 1-20, 2001.

Mr. Daniel Robyn, Alumnus of UGA LL.M. Program, Doctoral Scholar, University of Cologne, "German Civil Law," October 31-November 17, 2000.

Mr. David Suratgar, Formerly Senior Legal Counsel World Bank, Director Morgan Grenfell Bank, Legal Consultant on International Projects and Mr. Karim Suratgar, Legal Counsel, IFC, World Bank Group, "Private Investment in Infrastructure," October 16-27, 2000.

Visiting Researchers

Pengpeng Zhan, Assoc. Professor, Shanghai Finance University Law School, China. Research on Corporate, Partnership, Investment Funds Laws and Related Conflicts of Laws under direction of Ambassador C. Donald Johnson. (Jan. 2012-June 2012).

Li Yan, Assoc. Professor, Liaoning University School of Law, China. Research on Comparative Land Trust Studies under the direction of Randy Beck (Feb. 2011-Feb. 2012).

Min Zhang, University Lecturer, Nanjing Agricultural University, China. Research on International Trade, Agricultural Subsidies and the Doha Round (Jan. 2010-Dec. 2010).

Dong Xiaobo, Assoc. Professor, Nanjing Normal University, China. Research on Constitutional Law under the direction of Prof. Randy Beck (Aug. 2009-Jan. 2010).

Harro van Asselt, Ph.D. Researcher, Dept. of Environmental Policy Analysis, Institute for Environmental Studies, Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam. Research under the direction of Prof. Daniel Bodansky on the prospects of including trade measures in U.S. climate change legislation (Oct. 2008-Dec. 2008).

Anna Nagaeva, the Senior Consultant to the Administrative Board of Judges, Supreme Arbitration Court of the Russian Federation collaborated with Prof. Randy Beck on a two-month project on "The Reform of the Arbitration Court System in Russia," which was supported by the U.S.-Russia Experts Forum, a joint program of the International Research & Exchanges Board (IREX) and the U.S. Department of State. (April 20-June 26, 2006)

Mr. Jérôme Guichard, Doctoral Student of Université Jean Moulin (Lyon 3) (Lyon/UGA Exchange), doctoral research on "International Law and Non-Governmental Organizations," (Summer 2001).

Ms. Anne-Marie Smits, Faculty of Law, Universiteit Utrecht, research in "European and International Law," (Spring 2001).

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