Boyd Fellow and Professor of Law
Office phone: (757) 221-3807
Office location: Room 261
Full resume: here (.pdf in new window)
Areas of Specialization
International Business & Trade; International Law; Law and Development
Representative Professional Activities and Achievements
Joined the faculty in 2001 after teaching law at Brooklyn Law School for six years. Clerked for Judge Constance Baker Motley of the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York. Practiced with Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton and Garrison in New York City. Teaches international business transactions and international trade law. Was a Ford Foundation Scholar in 1991.
- Culture in Law and Development (Oxford University Press, forthcoming 2013).
- Monkey Bridge (Penguin 1997).
- Co-author, Everything You Need to Know About Asian Americans (Penguin Plume 1996) (with Himilce Novas).
Book Revisions and Supplements
- Co-author, Everything You Need to Know About Asian Americans (Penguin Plume 2d ed. 2004) (with Himilce Novas).
- Symposium issue, Rethinking Microfinance, 33 U. Pa. J. Int'l L. 971-996 (2012).
- Informal Institutions and Property Rights, 1 Brigham-Kanner Property Rights Conference Journal 263-279 (2012).
- Culture Change, 47 Va. J. Int'l L. 357-412 (2007). Available here (PDF).
- Culture, Security and Other Difficulties in Rule of Law Reform, 101 A. J. I. L. 901 (2007) (reviewing Jane Stromseth, David Wippman & Rosa Brooks, Can Might Rights (Cambridge University Press 2006)).
- Symposium Issue, The Transnational and Subnational in Global Crimes, 22 Berkeley J. Int'l L. 59-97 (2004) (by invitation). Available here (PDF).
- Book Review, The Ethnic Question in Law and Development, 102 Mich. L. Rev. 1044-1103 (2004) (reviewing Amy Chua, World on Fire: How Exporting Free Market Democracy Breeds Ethnic Hatred and Global Instability (2003)). Available here (PDF).
- The Diaspora of Ethnic Economies: Beyond the Pale?, 44 Wm. & Mary L. Rev. 1521-1625 (2003). Available here (PDF).
- Corporate and Products Identity in the Post-National Economy: Rethinking U.S. Trade Laws, 90 Cal. L. Rev. 401-484 (2002). Available here (PDF).
- Symposium Issue, Reflections on Market Reform in Post-War, Post-Embargo Vietnam, 22 Whittier L. Rev. 1029-1057 (2001) (by invitation).
- Symposium Issue, Chinese Privatization: Between Plan and Market, Law & Contemp. Probs., Autumn 2000, at 13-62. Available here (PDF).
- Looking at Communities and Markets, 74 Notre Dame L. Rev. 841-924 (1999). Available here (PDF).
- Co-author, Law Reform in Vietnam, 29 N.Y. U. J. Int'l L. & Pol. 555-576 (1997) (with Spencer Weber Waller). Available here (PDF).
- Towards a New Sensibility for International Economic Development, 32 Tex. Int'l L.J. 209-270 (1997).
- Symposium Issue, The Cat that Catches Mice: China's Challenge to the Dominant Privatization Model, 21 Brook. J. Int'l L. 97-178 (1995), reprinted in Chinese Law (Tahirih Lee ed., Garland Publ'g 1997). Available here (PDF).
- Note, Illegal Traffic in Women: A Civil RICO Proposal, 96 Yale L.J. 1297-1322 (1987).
- An Evaluation of the World Bank's New Comprehensive Development Framework, in Privatizing Development 27-63 (Michael B. Likosky ed., Martinus Nijhoff Pub. 2005)
- Book Review, Culture, Security and Other Difficulties in Rule of Law Reform, 101 A. J. I. L. 901 (2007) (reviewing Jane Stromseth, David Wippman & Rosa Brooks, Can Might Make Rights (2006)).
- Book Review, Law and Economic Development: A New Beginning, 32 Tex. Int'l L.J. 545-559 (1997) (reviewing Law and Development (Anthony Carty ed., 1992)). Available here (PDF).
- Movie Review, Oliver Stone's Heaven and Earth, N.Y. Times, Jan. 23, 1994, at 213.