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Leighanne Yuh, Executive Director

Leighanne Yuh received her Ph.D. from the University of California in Los Angeles in 2008, with her dissertation titled, "Education and the Struggle for Power in Korea, 1876-1910." During her first four years at UCLA, Dr. Yuh was a teaching assistant for Korean history and language courses and also spearheaded the Korean programs at Los Angeles City College and the Korean Cultural Center. Before moving to New York, she spent two years in Seoul, Korea (the second year on a Fulbright scholarship) conducting dissertation research and taking classes on Korean intellectual history. While in Korea, she taught at Korea University as well as at private academies and participated in panel discussions related to Korean history and diplomatic policy. Dr. Yuh holds a B.A. in Japanese History and Economics from Wellesley College, and an M.A.  in Korean History from Columbia University.

Leighanne Yuh

Executive Director, B.A. Wellesley, A.M. Columbia, Ph.D. in Korean History at UCLA



Paolo Galizzi, Faculty 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. Professor Galizzi’s research interests lie in international environmental law, human rights and the law of sustainable development, and he has published extensively in these areas.  He has also directed numerous legal research and capacity building projects in partnership with diverse public and private stakeholders in Sub-Saharan Africa.

Paolo Galizzi Institute Director,
Clinical Professor of Law and Director of the Sustainable Development Legal Initiative (SDLI) at the Leitner Center for International Law and Justice at Fordham Law School.



Ann Bartow

Ann Bartow is Professor of Law at the Pace Law School.  She is a graduate of Cornell University and the University of Pennsylvania Law School. Her scholarship focuses on the intersection between intellectual property laws and public policy concerns, privacy and technology law, and feminist legal theory, and she has published numerous articles and book chapters on these subjects. Professor Bartow served as a Fulbright Scholar at Tongji University in Shanghai, China.

Ann Bartow

Professor of Law



Nicholas Johnson

Nicholas J. Johnson is Professor of Law at Fordham University School of Law, where he has taught since 1993. A graduate of Harvard Law School, Professor Johnson is a leading gun control scholar who has researched and published extensively in the field of firearms rights and regulations. In addition to numerous academic articles in leading law journals, he is the lead author of Firearms Law and the Second Amendment: Regulation Rights and Policy (Aspen 2012) and author of Negroes and the Gun: The Black Tradition of Arms (Prometheous, 2014).

Nicholas Johnson

Professor of Law