Richard N. Gardner

Professor Emeritus of Law and International Organization

Office: Columbia Law School
435 West 116th Street, JGH Room 824
New York, NY 10027
Tel: 212.854.4635
Fax: 212.854.7946

Assistant Info

Name: Carmen Abber
Phone: 212.854.7467

Courses:  Professor Gardner is no longer teaching
-- Oxford, D.Phil, 1954.  Rhodes Scholar, 1951-53

-- Yale, J.D., 1951.  Note Editor, Yale Law Journal

-- Harvard College, A.B., 1948

Media Contact: Public Affairs, (212) 854-2650

Profile:  A.B., Harvard, 1948; J.D., Yale, 1951; D.Phil., Oxford, 1954.  Rhodes Scholar. Note editor, Yale Law Journal.  After practicing law for three years with Coudert Brothers (New York), joined the Columbia faculty in 1957.  Joined the Kennedy Administration as deputy assistant secretary of state for international organization affairs, 1961-65.  Senior adviser to the U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations, 1965-66; and member of the President's Commission on International Trade and Investment Policy, 1970-71.  Served in 1975 as U.S. member and rapporteur of the Group of High-Level Experts on the Restructuring of the United Nations. Adviser to the United Nations Conference on Environment and Development in Rio de Janeiro, 1992. U.S. Public Delegate to the 55th U.N. General Assembly, September-December 2000.  Member of the Trilateral Commission, 1974-2005.  U.S. Ambassador to Italy, 1977-81.  U.S. Ambassador to Spain, 1993-97.  Former member of the President's Advisory Committee on Trade Policy and Negotiations.  Member of the State Department's Advisory Committee on International Economic Policy.  In 1963, received the Arthur S. Flemming Award as one of ten outstanding young men in the federal government.  Publications include Sterling-Dollar Diplomacy (1956); Blueprint for Peace (1966); The Global Partnership: International Agencies and Economic Development (ed., with Millikan, 1968); In Pursuit of World Order (1980); Negotiating Survival: Four Priorities after Rio (1992); and Mission Italy:  On the Front Lines of the Cold War (2005).

A Conference Honoring Professor Richard N. Gardner's Retirement from Teaching
April 13-14, 2012
Columbia Law School

Here is the 40 minutes conference video. Enjoy!

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