The Global Faculty expand NYU Law's faculty by inviting leading law professors from around the world who teach regularly at NYU while retaining their affiliation with their home institutions. They specialize in diverse fields of law, not just international law, and are renowned scholars in their countries and areas of interest. Their courses provide an extraordinary opportunity for NYU students to learn from and interact with these eminent scholars and to gain a new perspective on important legal issues. Along with our Global Fellows and Hauser Global Scholars, the Global Faculty represent the heart of the Hauser Global Law School Program and a key element in the intellectual life of the Law School.
NYU School of Law's relationship with many global faculty is continuing and intimate over several years, rather than single one-semester or one-year arrangements. The global faculty are thereby integrated fully into the fabric of the Law School, both its academic programs and the collateral activities that largely define the institution.
Academic Year 2023-2024
Christophe Geiger is Professor of Law at Luiss Guido Carli University in Rome and President of the ATRIP, the International Association for the Advancement of Teaching and Research in Intellectual Property. Previously, he taught at the Centre for International Intellectual Property Studies (CEIPI) of the University of Strasbourg (France), which he leaded as Director General and Director of the Research Department for 11 years. In addition, he is Spangenberg Fellow in Law & Technology at Case Western Reserve University School of Law’s Spangenberg Center for Law, Technology & the Art and has been an affiliated senior research fellow at the Max Planck Institute for Innovation and Competition in Munich (Germany) from 2008 to 2022. He specializes in national, European, international and comparative intellectual property (IP) law, acted as external expert for the European Parliament and the European Union Intellectual Property Office (EUIPO) and has drafted reports on IP for European and international institutions. He has taught in several universities as visiting professor or guest lecturer across Europe, Asia and the US.
Joshua Getzler is professor of law and legal history at the University of Oxford. He is interested in modern property, trusts, financial intermediation and fiduciary law; and the historical law of property (including water rights), trusts, corporations and charities. Other interests include history of judiciary, law and economics, law and religion, and native title and government. He was educated at the Australian National University and Oxford, and has taught and researched at the law schools of Tel Aviv, Chicago, Pennsylvania, and the Hebrew University. He is Conjoint Professor at UNSW Sydney and a Fellow of the Australian Academy of Law. He serves on the editorial board of the Oxford Journal of Legal Studies and the Journal of Equity, and he is co-editor of the American Journal of Legal History and the Oxford Legal History book series.
English Legal History
Tracy Robinson is a professor at the Faculty of Law, The University of the West Indies, Mona. Her scholarship spans constitutional law, family law, human rights law and gender, sexuality and the law. She is a former Mauro Cappelletti Global Fellow in Comparative Law at NYULS. She has visited the University of Pennsylvania Carey Law School as a Bok Visiting International Professor, and University of Toronto’s Faculty of Law as a Distinguished Visiting Faculty.
She was an expert on the recently concluded Independent Fact-Finding Mission on Libya, a mandate established by the UN Human Rights Council. She was a member, and president, of the Inter-American Commission on Human Rights. She was also a commissioner on the PAHO/WHO initiated ‘Independent Review of Equity and Health Inequalities in the Americas’. She co-founded and coordinates the Faculty of Law UWI Rights Advocacy Project, which has undertaken strategic litigation, socio-legal research and public education in the Caribbean.
Angela Huyue Zhang is an associate professor of law and Director of Philip K. H. Wong Centre for Chinese Law at the University of Hong Kong. An expert in Chinese law, Angela’s research focuses on transnational legal issues affecting global businesses. Her first book Chinese Antitrust Exceptionalism: How the Rise of China Challenges Global Regulation garnered significant media attention and was named a Best Political Economy Book of the Year by ProMarket in 2021. Angela’s second book, which delves into China’s unique model of regulatory governance in the tech sector, is expected to be released in early 2024.
Angela is a highly sought-after commentator on Chinese tech policy. She is frequently interviewed by major international media outlets and regularly contributes commentaries to the popular press. Before joining academia, Angela worked as a bankruptcy lawyer at Debevoise & Plimpton in New York and as an antitrust attorney at Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton in Brussels.
Ana Paula Dourado is Full Professor of Tax Law and International and European Tax Law at the University of Lisbon, Director of the European, Economic, Fiscal & Tax Research Centre (CIDEEFF) of the Law School of the University of Lisbon, and the Editor-in-Chief of the International Tax Journal Intertax (from Kluwer).
She has been a visiting Professor at the Business University of Vienna (WU Wien) in 2010-2011, University of Florida 2010, 2015, Global Law School, Catholic University of Lisbon (2009-2019), International Tax Centre, University of Leiden (2007-2019), University of Neuchâtel (2011-2012) Lausanne (since 2013), Ministry of Finance Taiwan (2012), University of São Paulo (2020-2021), University of Navarra (since 2019), University of Lund (2022), University of Luxembourg (since 2021) among others.
She is a founding member of Group for Research on European and International Taxation (GREIT), an independent research group publishing an annual book as a result of the GREIT research (IBFD).
Dourado has chaired transfer pricing arbitration committees under the EU Arbitration Convention (2023); she has drafted and negotiated the tax reforms in Portuguese speaking countries as an expert at the legal department of the International Monetary Fund (2003-2013); and tax reforms on direct taxation and tax procedure for the Timor-Leste government (2015-2016).
She was a Member of the Centre for Tax Studies at the Portuguese Ministry of Finance and a delegate for Portugal in the working groups for direct tax harmonization at the European Community/European Union and in the working group for tax avoidance and evasion at the OECD.
She has been correspondent for the EC Tax Review, H&I, is a member of the scientific board of Rivista Finanziaria (It.), Cronica Tributaria (Spanish) and Civitas (Spanish) and vice-director of the Portuguese Rev. de Finanças Públicas e Direito Financeiro.
Dourado was a Member of the EATLP Academic Committee (2007-2012, 2018-2020); of the EATLP Executive Board (2012-2017); and of the TAXUD Platform on Tax Good Governance (2013-2019).
Her research interests and publications focus on International, European and Comparative Tax law; Constitutional & Fundamentals of Tax Law, Procedure Tax Law, Direct Taxes.
Ana Paula Dourado has published widely on International, European and comparative tax law. She co-edited “the Acte Clair in Direct Tax Matters” (GREIT Series, IBFD), edited "Separation of Powers in Tax Law" (EATLP/IBFD, 2010), Movement of Persons and Tax mobility in the EU: Changing Winds (GREIT Series, IBFD 2013) and “Tax Avoidance Revisited” (EATLP/IBFD, 2017), “EU Tax Multilateralism” (GREIT Series, IBFD 2020).
Henning Grosse Ruse-Khan is a Professor of Law at the University of Cambridge and a Fellow of King’s College. In Cambridge, Henning is Co-Director of the Centre for Intellectual Property and Information Law and a Fellow at the Lauterpacht Centre for International Law. He has taught at Universities and Master Programmes in Europe, Asia, Australia and the Americas.
Henning’s research, teaching and expert advice focuses on international law and technology, intellectual property (IP) protection and development issues, world trade and investment law; as well as on interfaces among different legal regimes and private orders in international law (see THE PROTECTION OF INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY IN INTERNATIONAL LAW, Oxford University Press, 2016 and THE PROTECTION OF INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY RIGHTS UNDER INTERNATIONAL INVESTMENT LAW, OUP 2020). Several of his publications are available online
Henning has advised international organisations, NGOs as well as developing- and developed country governments on international IP, WTO and investment law issues and has worked as a legal expert for the World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO) on IP and development on several occasions.