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Institute for African Development Seminar

Thursday, September 19, 2019 at 2:30pm

Uris Hall, G-08

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, Professor Thomas 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. Professor Thomas 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, and on the Executive Council, of the American Society of International Law.
Professor Thomas focuses her scholarship on the relationship between international law, political economy, and global social justice in a variety of contexts, with a focus on international trade and international migration.

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Mario Einaudi Center for International Studies, Africana Studies and Research Center, Center for the Study of Inequality, College of Arts & Sciences, Migrations

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Chantal Thomas

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Professor, Cornell Law School

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