Jeffrey Dunoff

Laura H. Carnell Professor of Law
Director of LL.M. in Transnational Law Program

Jeff Dunoff is the Laura H. Carnell Professor of Law at Temple University Beasley School of Law.  His research and writing focuses on public international law, international regulatory regimes, international courts, international organizations, and interdisciplinary approaches to international law.

Dunoff has served as a Visiting Professor at Harvard Law School, Law and Public Affairs Fellow and Visiting Professor at Princeton University’s School for Public and International Affairs, a Professeur Invité, Faculté de Droit at the Université de Paris 1 (Panthéon-Sorbonne), Visiting Professor at the University of Rome (La Sapienza), Fernand Braudel Senior Fellow at the European University Institute, Senior Fellow at Humboldt University, Visiting Professor at Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Visiting Professor at Central European University, and as a Visiting Fellow at the Lauterpacht Research Centre at Cambridge University.  Among other activities, he serves on the editorial board of the American Journal of International Law, as an elected member of the American Law Institute, and a Fellow of the American Bar Foundation.

Professor Dunoff’s publications include International Legal Theory: Foundations and Frontiers (coeditor, with Mark A. Pollack, Cambridge University Press 2022), Interdisciplinary Perspectives on International Law and International Relations : The State of the Art (coeditor, with Mark A. Pollack, Cambridge University Press 2013); Ruling the World? Constitutionalism, International Law, and Global Governance (coeditor, with Joel P. Trachtman, Cambridge University Press 2009); and International Law: Norms, Actors, Process (with Steven Ratner, Monica Hakimi, and David Wippman, Wolters Kluwer 2020), a leading textbook. Among other scholarly activities, he has served on the editorial boards of Global Constitutionalism, the Irish Yearbook of International Law, and a book series on The Politics of Transnational Law.

Before joining the Temple faculty, Professor Dunoff clerked for a federal court judge and practiced law in Washington, D.C., where he specialized in the representation of developing state governments in international and domestic litigations and arbitrations. Professor Dunoff received his B.A., magna cum laude, from Haverford College; his J.D., cum laude, from NYU School of Law; and his LL.M., with distinction, from Georgetown University Law Center, where he has served as a Ford Foundation Fellow in Public International Law and received the Thomas Chetwood Prize for distinguished academic performance.

More information regarding Professor Dunoff’s scholarship and activities can be found here.


LL.M., Georgetown University Law Center
J.D. (cum laude), New York University School of Law
B.A. (magna cum laude), Haverford College

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Awards & Recognition

  • Editorial Board, American Journal of International Law
  • Editorial Advisory Board, Journal of World Investment & Trade
  • Editorial Board, Global Constitutionalism, 2014-2019
  • Editorial Board, Irish Yearbook of International Law
  • Editorial Board, Politics of Transnational Law
  • Member, American Law Institute
  • Member, E-15 Expert’s Group on the Functioning of the Multilateral Trading System, 2013-2018
  • Member, Warwick Commission for the Future of the Global Trading System, 2007-2008
  • Member, U.S. EPA National Advisory Committee, 2000-2003