Abbott co-chairs global governance conference in Jerusalem

Monday, July 21, 2014

 Ken Abbott

Ken Abbott, Faculty Co-director of the Center for Law and Global Affairs and Jack E. Brown Professor of Law, co-chaired a conference on the role of intermediaries in global governance at Hebrew University of Jerusalem (HUJ) in May. Abbott joined HUJ Professor David Levi-Faur and longtime collaborator Professor Duncan Snidal of the University of Oxford as leaders of the event, which focused on transnational governance. Abbott and Snidal also presented a paper on orchestration during the conference. 

A leading scholar in international law, 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. Abbott, along with Dan Bodansky and David Gartner, directs the College of Law's Center for Law and Global Affairs. The College of Law's international law program now ranks among the top 20 in the country. 

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