The Hauser Global Law School Program will welcome a number of leading law professors from around the world as Global Faculty for the 2023-2024 academic year. They specialize in diverse fields of law, not just international law, and are renowned scholars in their countries and areas of interest. Their courses provide an opportunity for NYU Law students to learn from and interact with these eminent scholars and to gain a new perspective on important legal issues. Below please find excerpts from their biographies and links to their course descriptions. Full biographical information can be found at the following link: http://www.law.nyu.edu/global/globalfaculty.
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Christophe Geiger is Professor of Law at Luiss Guido Carli University in Rome and President of the ATRIP, the International Association for the Advancement of Teaching and Research in Intellectual Property. Previously, he taught at the Centre for International Intellectual Property Studies (CEIPI) of the University of Strasbourg (France), which he leaded as Director General and Director of the Research Department for 11 years. In addition, he is Spangenberg Fellow in Law & Technology at Case Western Reserve University School of Law’s Spangenberg Center for Law, Technology & the Art and has been an affiliated senior research fellow at the Max Planck Institute for Innovation and Competition in Munich (Germany) from 2008 to 2022. He specializes in national, European, international and comparative intellectual property (IP) law, acted as external expert for the European Parliament and the European Union Intellectual Property Office (EUIPO) and has drafted reports on IP for European and international institutions. He has taught in several universities as visiting professor or guest lecturer across Europe, Asia and the US.
Joshua Getzler is professor of law and legal history at the University of Oxford. He is interested in modern property, trusts, financial intermediation and fiduciary law; and the historical law of property (including water rights), trusts, corporations and charities. Other interests include history of judiciary, law and economics, law and religion, and native title and government. He was educated at the Australian National University and Oxford, and has taught and researched at the law schools of Tel Aviv, Chicago, Pennsylvania, and the Hebrew University. He is Conjoint Professor at UNSW Sydney and a Fellow of the Australian Academy of Law. He serves on the editorial board of the Oxford Journal of Legal Studies and the Journal of Equity, and he is co-editor of the American Journal of Legal History and the Oxford Legal History book series.
Tracy Robinson is a professor at the Faculty of Law, The University of the West Indies, Mona. Her scholarship spans constitutional law, family law, human rights law and gender, sexuality and the law. She is a former Mauro Cappelletti Global Fellow in Comparative Law at NYULS. She has visited the University of Pennsylvania Carey Law School as a Bok Visiting International Professor, and University of Toronto’s Faculty of Law as a Distinguished Visiting Faculty. She was an expert on the recently concluded Independent Fact-Finding Mission on Libya, a mandate established by the UN Human Rights Council. She was a member, and president, of the Inter-American Commission on Human Rights. She was also a commissioner on the PAHO/WHO initiated ‘Independent Review of Equity and Health Inequalities in the Americas’. She co-founded and coordinates the Faculty of Law UWI Rights Advocacy Project, which has undertaken strategic litigation, socio-legal research and public education in the Caribbean.
Angela Huyue Zhang is an associate professor of law and Director of Philip K. H. Wong Centre for Chinese Law at the University of Hong Kong. An expert in Chinese law, Angela’s research focuses on transnational legal issues affecting global businesses. Her first book Chinese Antitrust Exceptionalism: How the Rise of China Challenges Global Regulation garnered significant media attention and was named a Best Political Economy Book of the Year by ProMarket in 2021. Angela’s second book, which delves into China’s unique model of regulatory governance in the tech sector, is expected to be released in early 2024. Angela is a highly sought-after commentator on Chinese tech policy. She is frequently interviewed by major international media outlets and regularly contributes commentaries to the popular press. Before joining academia, Angela worked as a bankruptcy lawyer at Debevoise & Plimpton in New York and as an antitrust attorney at Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton in Brussels.