The Center for Global Legal Challenges is overseen by its director, Professor Oona Hathway. Members of the Yale Law School faculty guide its activities and projects, which are then implemented by the student directors and staff. Student fellows are members of Professor Hathaway’s International Law and Foreign Relations seminar and participate by contributing to the Center’s research projects and publications.

Center events are open to members of the Yale Law School and Yale communities.


Oona A. Hathaway

Oona A. Hathaway

Oona A. Hathaway is the Gerard C. and Bernice Latrobe Smith Professor of International Law and director of the Center for Global Legal Challenges at Yale Law School. She earned her B.A. summa cum laude at Harvard University in 1994 and her J.D. at Yale Law School, where she was Editor-in-Chief of the Yale Law Journal, in 1997.

Faculty, Fellows, and Staff

Bios on the faculty members, fellows, students directors, and staff who comprise the Center.

Student Fellows

A listing of Student Fellows who work for the Center during the 2015-2016 Academic Year.


Biographies of alumni who are connected to the Center, including information about their current positions in the field.