Faculty, Staff and Students

Center Faculty Co-Directors


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

Dan Bodansky remains active in the international climate change regime, writing papers for the Center for Climate and Energy Solutions (formerly the Pew Center) and the Harvard Project on International Climate Agreements, giving a keynote address to a special event organized by the Durban Platform negotiating group, speaking at workshops organized by the New Zealand Ministry of Foreign Affairs and the Turkish government, and advising the government of Qatar on hosting the 2012 conference of the parties in Doha. In 2012, he gave presentations at Yale Law School, the European University Institute, and the Universities of Oxford, Amsterdam, and Oslo. 


Professor of Law

David Gartner teaches Constitutional Law, Law and Democracy, 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. Before joining the faculty, Professor Gartner was a Fellow at the Brookings Institution and a Visiting Scholar at Harvard University.


 Center Staff

Executive Director, Center for Law and Global Affairs

Andrew Jaynes is a lawyer and published author with years of experience in public policy, primarily in international affairs. He was a U.S. Fulbright Scholar in Manila, Philippines, where he studied the political economy of intellectual property rights (IPR) protection and enforcement in the Philippines.  He also worked as a Legislative Fellow for Congressman Walt Minnick.  He recently was the Executive Director and General Counsel of IIPI where he cultivated strong collaborative relationships with numerous foreign governments and organizations.  He developed and managed multimillion-dollar programs ranging from a series of workshops for indigenous artisans in Asia and Latin America to in-depth technology capture and commercialization assistance for universities in the Philippines.


Emoline Fox
Sr. Program Coordinator, Center for Law and Global Affairs

Prior to joining to LGA, Emoline Fox worked for several non-profit organizations, including Habitat for Humanity Toronto, the Heart and Stroke Foundation of Ontario and the Citizen's Advice Bureau in Birmingham, England. Emoline worked for the Children's Rights Alliance of England, where she advocated for the incorporation the UN Convention on the Rights of a Child into national legislation, and for Public Interest Lawyers International concerning torture allegations of Iraqis by British soldiers.  Emoline also researched racial tensions between the Asian and White British population for Race Equality West Midlands in England. Emoline Fox has an LLM, with distinction, from the University of Birmingham, England, and a Bachelors from the University of Toronto, where she was the student Vice President and the recipient of the Dean's leadership award.

 Faculty Fellows

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.

Director for Undergraduate Education
Senior Lecturer in Law
Anne Herbert’s legal and academic careers have focused on international law, in both the private and public sectors. From practicing law in New York and San Francisco, and as a law clerk in Rotterdam, she has broad experience in private international law, ranging from commercial transactional work to ICC arbitrations and complex litigations involving multiple national fora. She has also been an assistant to the director of the United Nations Legal Office for the General Assembly (New York). And she received Ford Foundation grant support to join the UN legal staff during the United Nations Conference on Environment and Development in Rio de Janiero.

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.


Faculty Affiliates


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.


Associate 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."


Professor of Practice
School of Politics & Global Studies

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.


Dean, College of Public Programs

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. 

Student Ambassadors


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