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Professor Tanya Hernandez, Faculty Co-Director

Professor Tanya Hernandez
Faculty Co-Director

Professor Tanya Hernandez is Professor of Law at Fordham Law School. Prior to joining Fordham Law, she served on the law faculties of George Washington, Rutgers–Newark, and St. John’s Universities. Professor Hernandez is a comparative civil rights and critical race theory scholar, who has researched and written extensively in the field of Latin American studies and published numerous academic articles on comparative race relations and anti-discrimination law in many of the nation’s leading law journals. She is the author of RACIAL SUBORDINATION IN LATIN AMERICA: THE ROLE OF THE STATE, CUSTOMARY LAW AND THE NEW CIVIL RIGHTS RESPONSE (CAMBRIDGE, 2012). Professor Hernandez was awarded a Non-resident Faculty Fellowship at the Fred T. Korematsu Center for Law and Equality for 2011-2013 and she serves on the editorial board of the Latino Studies Journal published by Palgrave-Macmillian Press.


Professor Paolo Galizzi, Faculty Co-Director

Professor Paolo Galizzi
Faculty Co-Director

Professor Paolo Galizzi is Clinical Professor of Law and Director of the Sustainable Development Legal Initiative (SDLI) and Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) program at the Leitner Center for International Law and Justice at Fordham Law School. He joined Fordham from Imperial College, University of London, and previously held academic positions at Universities of Nottingham, Verona, and Milan. At the Leitner Center, Professor Galizzi directs the international development clinic, as well as a new clinic on corporate social responsibility that he began in 2012. Professor Galizzi's research interests lie in international environmental law, human rights and the law of sustainable development, and he has published extensively and directed numerous capacity building projects in this area. In addition, he is Faculty Director of Fordham Law’s summer study abroad programs in Accra, Ghana, and Seoul, Korea.


Professor Daniel Bonilla


Professor Daniel Bonilla
Professor Daniel Bonilla is Associate Professor of Law and Director of the Public Interest Law Group at Uniandes. Professor Bonilla's research interests and expertise include constitutional law and theory, public interest law and legal education, and the rights of cultural minorities. He was a Visiting Professor at Fordham Law in Fall 2010 and Distinguished Leitner Center Visiting Professor for the 2011-12 and 2012-13 academic years, and has also been a visiting law professor or lecturer at Yale , University of Texas , Georgia State University, and Universidad Nacional de Colombia, among others. He is the recipient of a Fulbright Fellowship and several awards for excellence in teaching, and is the author and editor of numerous books, chapters, and scholarly articles, including the forthcoming CONSTITUTIONALISM OF THE GLOBAL SOUTH (Cambridge University Press: 2013). 


Professor Joseph Landau


Professor Joseph Landau

 

Professor Joseph Landau is Associate Professor of Law at Fordham Law School.  Prior to joining the Fordham faculty in 2010, he was an Associate-in-Law at Columbia Law School.  Professor Landau is also a former visiting lecturer at Yale College. After graduating from Yale Law School in 2002, he spent three years at the New York office of Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton LLP, where he specialized in securities litigation and co-directed the Firm’s pro bono practice group in immigration and international human rights, including Guantánamo Bay litigation.  Professor Landau clerked for the Hon. David Trager of the U.S. District Court of the Eastern District of New York (2004-05) and the Hon. Betty Binns Fletcher of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit (2005-06).  His scholarship focuses on federal courts, national security, administrative law and immigration law. 


Professor Diego Lopez-Medina

Diego Lopez-Medina is Professor of Law at Uniandes. Professor Lopez-Medina’s research interests lie in constitutional law, comparative law, the law of judicial institutions, and legal theory, and he has published extensively in these areas. He holds LLM and SJD degrees from Harvard Law School and is the author, among other pieces, of LA LETRA Y EL ESPÍRITU DE LA LEY (THE LETTER AND SPIRIT OF THE LAW) (Uniandes-Temis, 2009), TEORIA IMPURA DEL DERECHO (IMPURE THEORY OF LAW) (Legis, 2004), and EL DERECHO DE LOS JUECES (THE LAW OF JUDGES) (Legis, 2000). Professor Lopez-Medina has served as an ad hoc judge for both the Colombian Constitutional Court and the Inter-American Court of Human Rights, and is a recipient of the Andrés Bello Medal of the Ministry of Education of Colombia. 



Professor Alena Herklotz


Professor Alena Herklotz
Professor Alena Herklotz is Adjunct Professor of Law and Sustainable Development Legal Initiative (SDLI) Fellow with the Leitner Center for International Law and Justice at Fordham Law School. She joined the Leitner Center as a Centennial Fellow in 2006-2007, during which she was also a Legal Fellow at the Commission on Legal Empowerment of the Poor. At Fordham, Ms. Herklotz teaches in the International Law and Development in Africa (ILDA) and the Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) clinics, and the international environmental law curriculum. She has written in the fields of sustainable development and international environmental law and supports SDLI’s many capacity building, research and scholarship activities. Ms. Herklotz graduated magna cum laude from Barnard College (2002) and earned her J.D. from Fordham (2006).