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Thursday, March 1, 2018 at 2:30pm to 4:00pm
Uris Hall, G08 Central Campus
Chantal Thomas is Professor of Law at Cornell Law School, where she also directs the Clarke Initiative for Law and Development in the Middle East and North Africa. She teaches in the areas of Law and Development and International Economic Law. Prior to joining Cornell, she chaired the Law Department of the American University in Cairo and also served on the University of Minnesota and Fordham University law faculties. She has been a Visiting Professor teaching international economic law at institutions such as Harvard Law School, Stanford Law School, the Center for Transnational Legal Studies in London, and Soochow University in China. She has consulted for the USAID Bureau for Democracy, Conflict, and Humanitarian Affairs, and she has served on the the U.S. State Department’s Advisory Committee on International Law, and as Vice President of the American Society of International Law. She has published in journals including Law & History Review, Cornell Law Review, and the American Journal of Comparative Law, and she has a chapter in Shaping the Definition of Trafficking in the Palermo Protocol, ed. Prabha Kotiswaran (Cambridge University Press, 2017).