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Faculty, Fellows & Staff
Faculty, Fellows and Staff
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.
Scott Shapiro is the Charles F. Southmayd Professor of Law and Professor of Philosophy at Yale Law School. He joined the Yale Law faculty in July 2008 as a professor of law and philosophy.
Harold Hongju Koh
Harold Hongju Koh is Sterling Professor of International Law at Yale Law School. He returned to Yale Law School in January 2013 after serving for nearly four years as the 22nd Legal Adviser of the U.S. Department of State.
Amy Kapczynski is a Professor of Law at Yale Law School and faculty director of the Global Health Justice Partnership. She joined the Yale Law faculty in January 2012.
Professor Douglas Kysar is Deputy Dean and Joseph M. Field ’55 Professor of Law at Yale Law School.
John Fabian Witt is Allen H. Duffy Class of 1960 Professor of Law at Yale Law School. His most recent book Lincoln’s Code: The Laws of War in American History was awarded the 2013 Bancroft Prize, was a finalist for the Pulitzer Prize, was selected for the American Bar Association's Silver Gavel Award, and was a New York Times Notable Book for 2012.
Taisu Zhang is an Associate Professor of Law at Yale Law School and works on comparative legal history—specifically, economic institutions in modern China and early modern Western Europe—comparative law, property law, and contemporary Chinese Law.
Samuel Moyn is a Professor of Law at Yale Law School and a Professor of History at Yale University. His areas of interest in legal scholarship include international law, human rights, the law of war, and legal thought, in both historical and current perspective. In intellectual history, he has worked on a diverse range of subjects, especially 20th-century European moral and political theory.
Visiting Faculty Fellows
Mara Redlich Revkin
Mara Redlich Revkin is a Ph.D. Candidate in Political Science at Yale University with a J.D. from Yale Law School. Her work aims to shed light on how legal systems operate in and are transformed by war using multi-method research designs that include field experiments, door-to-door surveys, interviews, and archival newspaper and social media data.
Visiting Faculty Fellow
Ido Kilovaty is the Frederic Dorwart Endowed Assistant Professor of Law at the University of Tulsa College of Law and a Cybersecurity Policy Fellow at New America. Before coming to Tulsa, Ido spent two years as a Cyber Fellow at the Center for Global Legal Challenges developing a cross-disciplinary project on cyber conflict, which brought together lawyers, policymakers, and technology experts to engage in a constructive discourse on the current in cybersecurity law. His research is at the intersection of technology, law, and society, with a focus on cybersecurity – both domestic and international. His specific areas of research include cybersecurity law, new technology regulation, and international cyberspace law. Ido’s op-eds and essays appeared at Harvard Law Review Blog, Lawfare, Just Security, WIRED, and TechCrunch.
Andrea de Sá
Andrea de Sá is a J.D. candidate at the Yale Law School and a proud graduate of Princeton’s Woodrow Wilson School of Public and International Affairs. At Yale, Andrea serves as a Student Director of Yale's Supreme Court Clinic, as a Coker Fellow in Constitutional Law, and as a Student Director of the Center for Global Legal Challenges. While in law school, Andrea has focused on international law through her coursework and experiential work at the Department of Defense’s Office of General Counsel, at the U.S. Attorney’s Office for the Eastern District of New York, and at WilmerHale. Andrea also pursues projects exploring the nexus between international law, national security, and technology, drawing on her pre-law experiences working in Silicon Valley and in the Beltway.
Rachel Brown is a 2020 J.D. candidate at Yale Law School. At Yale, she has pursued her interests in foreign policy as a member of the Rule of Law Clinic, a student director for the Center for Global Legal Challenges, and a member of the Yale Law Journal. She also serves as a legal director for the International Refugee Assistance Project. She spent her first summer working on the legal team of Wikipedia and at a technology-focused social enterprise in Yangon, Myanmar. Prior to coming to law school, she worked as a research associate for Asia Studies at the Council on Foreign Relations, focused mainly on Chinese domestic and international politics. She received a bachelor's degree in Ethics, Politics, and Economics from Yale College.