Global & Senior Global Research Fellows
2007-2008 Academic Year
Dr. Thomas Krebs
Global NYU-Oxford Research Fellow
Educated in Germany, Dr. Krebs earned his LL.B. at the University of Kent at Canterbury (English and German Law), then earned the postgraduate Bachelor of Civil Law degree followed by doctorate at Christ Church, University of Oxford where his thesis, supervised by Professor Peter Birks, focused on the comparative law of restitution. His book 'Restitution at the Crossroads' was awarded the Cavendish Book Prize at the Annual Dinner of the Society of Legal Scholars 2001. After three years as Norton Rose Lecturer in Commercial Law at University College London, Dr. Krebs took up his present post as University Lecturer in Commercial Law at Oxford University and his Fellowship of Brasenose College. Dr. Krebs is also a practicing barrister with an associate tenancy at Serle Court, Lincoln's Inn.
During his residency at NYU, Dr. Krebs will be working on a book on agency that plans to look at the use of intermediaries from a business/management perspective, evaluating the relevant law against this background.