Jeff Dunoff is the Laura H. Carnell Professor of Law at Temple University Beasley School of Law.  His research and writing focuses on public international law, international regulatory regimes, international organizations, and interdisciplinary approaches to international law.

Dunoff has served as a Visiting Professor at Harvard Law School; as a Law and Public Affairs Fellow and Visiting Professor at the Woodrow Wilson School at Princeton University; and as a Visiting Fellow at the Lauterpacht Research Centre at Cambridge University.  Among other activities, he serves as a Member of the E 15 Expert’s Group on the Functioning of the Multilateral Trading System, based in Geneva; an elected member of the American Law Institute; and a Fellow of the American Bar Foundation.

Professor Dunoff’s publications include Interdisciplinary Perspectives on International Law and International Relations : The State of the Art(coeditor, with Mark A. Pollack, Cambridge University Press 2013); Ruling the World? Constitutionalism, International Law and Global Governance(coeditor, with Joel P. Trachtman, Cambridge University Press 2009); andInternational Law: Norms, Actors, Process (with Steven Ratner and David Wippman, Aspen 2010), a leading textbook.  His writings have appeared in the American Journal of International Law, European Journal of International Law, Journal of International Economic Law and other leading publications. In 2000, he received the Friel-Scanlon award for his scholarship.

Before joining the Temple faculty, Professor Dunoff clerked for a federal court judge and practiced law in Washington, D.C., where he specialized in the representation of developing state governments in international and domestic litigations and arbitrations. Professor Dunoff received his B.A., magna cum laude, from Haverford College; his J.D., cum laude, from NYU School of Law; and his LL.M., with distinction, from Georgetown University Law Center, where he served as a Ford Foundation Fellow in Public International Law and received the Thomas Chetwood Prize for distinguished academic performance.



LL.M., Georgetown University Law Center
J.D. (cum laude), New York University School of Law
B.A. (magna cum laude), Haverford College

Research & Teaching Areas

Areas of Expertise

Awards and Recognition

  • Friel-Scanlan Award for Outstanding Scholarship (2000)


  • Law and Public Affairs Fellow, Princeton University, September 2007 - June 2008
  • Member, Warwick Commission on the Future of the Global Trade Regime, January 2007 - Present
  • Visiting Fellow, Lauterpacht Research Centre for International Law, Cambridge University, January - July 2005
  • Visiting Professor of Public and International Affairs, Woodrow Wilson School, Princeton University (Spring 2008, 2004, 2003, 2002, 1999)
  • Member, American Law Institute, October 2003 - present
  • Member, National Advisory Committee, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, May 2000 - April 2003
  • Associate Editor, Yearbook of International Environmental Law, 1999 - present