Paul Schiff Berman

Paul Schiff Berman

Title: Manatt/Ahn Professor of Law

Telephone: 202.994.6288

A.B., Princeton University; J.D., New York University

Specialties/Areas of Expertise:
legal education; international and comparative law; law and globalization; law and public affairs; law and culture


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Brief Bio:

  • 18th dean of The George Washington University Law School; Robert Kramer Research Professor of Law
  • Previously: dean, Sandra Day O’Connor College of Law at Arizona State University; Jesse Root Professor of Law, University of Connecticut School of Law; visiting professor and visiting research scholar at Princeton University in the Program in Law and Public Affairs.
  • Clerked for Chief Judge Harry T. Edwards of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit and for Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg of the U.S. Supreme Court
  • Dean Berman is the author of numerous books and scholarly journal articles. His most recent book, Global Legal Pluralism: A Jurisprudence for Law Beyond Borders, will be published by Cambridge University Press in 2011.