International Scholarship and Research
A number of Alabama Law faculty have conducted extensive research on international law issues.
Dean Kenneth Randall published a leading book on international human rights with Duke University Press. During the piracy conflicts of 2009, he regularly appeared in the media.
Thomas E. Skinner Professor of Law and Associate Dean of Special Programs, Bryan Fair, supervises the study abroad program at the University of Fribourg in Switzerland. He has also taught comparative law courses at Fribourg.
Professor William Andreenhas taught in Australia, Ethiopia, and Switzerland and has lectured in England, Tanzania, China, and Sweden. He has also advised a number of governments including those of Tanzania, Ethiopia , and Moldova. He directs the study abroad program at the Australian National University and is a member of the IUCN’s Commission on Environmental Law. He has also published in the area of environmental law and international assistance.
Professor James Bryce has been a visiting scholar at Australian National University and Westfalische Wilhelms-Universitat in Munster, Germany.
Judge Joseph Colquitt taught at the Russian Legal Academy in Moscow, Switzerland, and Australia.
Professor Shahar Dillbary taught, lectured and advised, among other places, in North America, Europe, the Middle East and Africa. He is a member in a number of international organizations including the Academic Society for Competition Law (ASCOLA), the International Industrial Organization Economics Organization (IIOC) as well as the European, Canadian and Italian Law and Economics Associations. He is admitted the New York and the Israeli bars.
Professor Heather Elliott has written a chapter to appear in a textbook on comparative law, US and Portugese Law. She has also taught American Public Law at the Jagiellonion University in Cracow, Poland.
Professor Bill Henning is a member of the U.S. State Department’s Advisory Committee on Private International Law and served as a U.S. government expert on a UNIDROIT project that developed a model leasing law for developing countries. As an Alabama Uniform Law Commissioner, he has participated in several projects designed to implement international conventions in ways that are not disruptive of state law, including notably the Hague Convention on the International Recovery of Child Support. He serves the Uniform Law Commission as a delegate to the Joint Editorial Board on International Law.
Professor Tony Freyer has published in the areas of international law and comparative law. He was a Senior Fulbright Scholar at the London School of Economics and Political Science and in Australia. Professor Freyer holds the Fulbright Distinguished Chair in American Studies at the University of Warsaw, Poland. He has studied antitrust law in Japan.
Professor Dan Joyner has published a book in the area of international law and weapons of mass destruction. He was a senior associate member of St. Antony’s College at Oxford University.
Professor Ronald Krotosynski has published a book on comparative law and the First Amendment’s free speech rights.
Professor Martha Morgan has international experience in field work, writing and consultation on comparative constitutional law, international human rights, and the gender jurisprudence of Latin American countries. She was a visiting professor at Mekelle University in Mekelle, Ethiopia.
Professor Kenneth Rosen spoke at the United Kingdom’s City and Financial Conferences in London. He recently taught an international banking course in Switzerland.
Professor Norman Singer was a visiting scholar at the Institute of Comparative Law in Belgrade, Yugoslavia, and a visiting professor at the University of Khartoum. He has served as an assistant representative for the Ford Foundation’s Middle East Region in Khartoum, Sudan. Professor Singer is active in international activities with the United Nations Development Programme and is a member of the board for the Center of Economic Research in Africa.
Professor Norman Stein taught an international law course at the University of Fribourg in Switzerland.