professor Amann talking with visiting lecturer

Research & Faculty

The Dean Rusk International Law Center has a tradition of fostering the scholarship and coursework of the law school’s internationally recognized faculty, and thus enriching the academic experience and global practice preparation of our J.D., LL.M., and M.S.L. students.


Our international, comparative, and transnational law scholars include:

Georgia Law Dean Peter B. “Bo” Rutledge, holder of the Herman E. Talmage Chair of Law. An expert in international arbitration, he was a Fulbright Scholar at the University of Vienna, and is the co-author of International Civil Litigation in United States Courts.


Diane Marie Amann, Associate Deanfor International Programs & Strategic Initiatives and Emily & Ernest Woodruff Chair in International Law, who leads our Center and also serves as the Special Adviser to the International Criminal Court Prosecutor on Children in & affected by Armed Conflict.


Harlan G. Cohen, Gabriel M. Wilner/UGA Foundation Professor in International Law and the Managing Editor of AJIL Unbound; his whose expertise includes global governance, foreign relations law, human rights, and international trade.


Michael L. Wells, Marion and W. Colquitt Carter Chair in Tort and Insurance Law, whose teaching and scholarship frequentlyincludes examination of European Union law, often in comparison with laws in the United States. 


Jason A. Cade, Assistant Professor of Law, a prolific immigration law scholar and the Director of the University of Georgia School of Law Community Health Law Partnership Clinic.



These and other University of Georgia School of Law professors: serve on the Faculty Division of our Dean Rusk International Law Center Council; teach in the international, comparative, and transnational law curriculum, in Athens and overseas; advise advocacy teams and other student organizations; organize lectures, colloquia, and similar events; and serve in leadership roles in global organizations and institutions.

Our faculty’s scholarship appears in journals, books, and other publications throughout the world, and is featured in the Dean Rusk International Law Center Research Paper Series, part of the Legal Scholarship Network of SSRN, the Social Science Research Network.