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UCI Law Prof. Gregory Shaffer Appointed as Shimizu Visiting Professor at London School of Economics

Staff, Staff | June 10, 2015

IRVINE, Calif., June 8, 2015 — Gregory Shaffer, Chancellor’s Professor of Law and Director of the Center on Globalization, Law, and Society (GLAS) at the University of California, Irvine School of Law, has been selected for a prestigious Shimizu Visiting Professorship at the London School of Economics for October 2015.

The Shimizu professorship is awarded each year to three prominent individuals from around the world who stay at LSE for a two-week period. The objective is to enrich the intellectual life of LSE’s Law Department and to expose its graduate students to the work of leading scholars. As a Shimizu Professor, Shaffer will give public lectures and meet with faculty and graduate students regarding their work. The London School of Economics is recognized internationally for its top-ranked research faculty in the UK.

Shaffer stated, “I am delighted to have the opportunity to engage with LSE’s faculty and students. The LSE Law Department is renowned for its leading interdisciplinary work.”

A Chancellor’s Professor at UCI, Shaffer’s publications include six books and more than 80 articles and book chapters on international trade law, global governance, and globalization’s impact on domestic regulation. He is vice president of the American Society of International Law, serves as a representative to the American Council of Learned Societies, and is on the board of editors of the American Journal of International Law. He coordinates the Collaborative Research Network on Transnational and Global Governance at the Law and Society Association. His many awards include a Fernand Braudel Fellowship at the European University Institute in Florence (2009) and a Fulbright Senior Research Fellowship in Rome (2007).

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