Alexander Greenawalt

  • Visiting Professor of Law

Alexander K. A. Greenawalt joined the Pace faculty in 2006 from the firm of Debevoise & Plimpton LLP where his practice focused on international disputes. He was a teaching fellow at Columbia Law School in 2005 and was previously a clerk for the Honorable Stephen F. Williams of the United States Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit.  Greenawalt is a graduate of Columbia Law School, where he was a James Kent Scholar and Articles Editor of the Columbia Law Review.

Greenawalt’s research focuses on criminal law, international law, and the laws of war.  His article, “Foreign Assistance Complicity,” received Pace’s 2016 Goettel Prize for Faculty Scholarship, which is awarded based on blind review by a panel of external peer reviewers. He has taught Constitutional Law, Criminal Law, International Law, Administrative Law, International Criminal Law, United States Foreign Relations Law, and National Security Law.

Greenawalt has been a Visiting Professor at St. John’s Law School and will be a Visiting Professor at Columbia Law School during the Spring 2017 semester.

In his free time, Professor Greenawalt serves as the bass guitarist for Pace’s student-faculty rock band, The Recess Appoinments.