Anu Bradford

Henry L. Moses Professor of Law and International Organization

Anu Bradford

Henry L. Moses Professor of Law and International Organization

Anu Bradford is the Henry L. Moses Professor of Law and International Organization at Columbia Law School. She is also a director for the European Legal Studies Center. Her research and teaching focus on international trade law, European Union law, and comparative and international antitrust law. Before joining the Law School faculty in 2012, she was an assistant professor at the University of Chicago Law School. She has also taught at Harvard College, Brandeis University, and the University of Helsinki.

Bradford earned her S.J.D. degree in 2007 and LL.M. degree in 2002 from Harvard Law School, and also holds a law degree from the University of Helsinki. After completing her LL.M. studies as a Fulbright Scholar at Harvard Law School, Bradford practiced antitrust law and EU law at Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton in Brussels for two years before returning to Harvard for her doctoral studies. She has also served as an adviser on economic policy in the Parliament of Finland and as an expert assistant to a member of the European Parliament. In 2010, the World Economic Forum named Bradford a Young Global Leader.

  • S.J.D., Harvard Law School, 2007
  • LL.M., Harvard Law School, 2002
  • Licentiate in Laws, University of Helsinki, 2001
  • Master of Laws, University of Helsinki, 2000
Areas of Expertise
  • International trade law and international political economy
  • Comparative and international antitrust law
  • European Union law
  • International economic migration

Selected Publications

  • “Unintended Agency Problems: How International Bureaucracies are Built and Empowered,” (with Stavros Gadinis and Katerina Linos), 57 Virginia Journal of International Law, forthcoming, 2016
  • “Exporting standards: The externalization of the EU’s regulatory power via markets,” International Review of Law and Economics (Volume 40), 2014
  • “Sharing the Risks and Rewards of Economic Migration,” University of Chicago Law Review, 2013
  • “Reversible Rewards,” (with Omri Ben-Shahar), American Law and Economics Review, 2013
  • “The Brussels Effect,” Northwestern University Law Review, 2013
  • “Efficient Enforcement in International Law,” (with Omri Ben-Shahar), Chicago Journal of International Law, 2012
  • “Universal Exceptionalism in International Law,” (with Eric Posner), Harvard International Law Journal, 2011
  • “When the WTO Works, and How It Fails,” Virginia Journal of International Law, 2010
Comparative and International Antitrust
European Union Law and Institutions
International Trade Law
S. Advanced Seminar on EU Law and Institutions
S. International Economic Migration