Visiting Professor of Law (Fall 2012 - Spring 2013)
Anthea Roberts is a Senior Lecturer at the London School of Economics who is a Visiting Professor of Law at Columbia Law School for 2012-13. Her field of expertise is public international law with a particular focus on investment treaty law and arbitration, international dispute resolution, comparative international law, international law before national courts, and the sources of international law. She studied at the Australian National University, the University of Oxford and NYU School of Law. She served as a Clerk for Chief Justice Murray Gleeson at the High Court of Australia and as an Intern for Judge Bruno Simma at the International Court of Justice before spending five years as an Associate in the International Dispute Resolution Group at Debevoise & Plimpton LLP in New York and London.
Anthea has twice been awarded the Francis Deak Prize by the American Society of International Law, once for 'Traditional and Modern Approaches to Customary International Law' 95 AJIL 757 (2001) and again for 'Power and Persuasion in Investment Treaty Interpretation: The Dual Role of States' 104 AJIL 179 (2010). Anthea is currently a Reporter on Jurisdiction for the Restatement (4th) of the Foreign Relations Law of the United States, a participant in the ILA Study Group on the Principles on the Application of International Law by Domestic Courts, and a member of the Scientific Advisory Board of the European Journal of International Law. She has previously served as a member of the Executive Council of the American Society of International Law, Co-Chair of the ASIL Annual Meeting and Rapporteur for the International Bar Association's Task Force on Extraterritorial Jurisdiction. In 2011-2012, she was a Visiting Professor of Law and the John Harvey Gregory Lecturer on World Organization at Harvard Law School.
-Public International Law and International Human Rights
-Investment Treaty Law and Arbitration
-International Dispute Resolution
-International Law before National Courts
Sources and Interpretation of International Law