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Petros C. Mavroidis

Edwin B. Parker Professor of Foreign & Comparative Law

Petros C. Mavroidis

Edwin B. Parker Professor of Foreign & Comparative Law

Petros C. Mavroidis the Edwin B. Parker Professor of Foreign and Comparative Law at Columbia Law School.

He teaches the law of the World Trade Organization (WTO). He also co-teaches a course on corruption and sports, and a seminar on a trade issue (Fall 2018: Investment Protection). 

His latest major publication is the book The Regulation of International Trade, MIT Press, 2016, which won the 2017 Certificate of Merit in a Specialized Area of International Law from the Executive Council of the American Society of International Law (ASIL). The honor is awarded annually to a recent work that represents “a distinguished contribution to the field.”

He has served as chief reporter for the ALI Study ‘Principles of International trade: the WTO’ (2013).

  • Dr iuris, University of Heidelberg, Germany, 1992
  • LL.M., University of California at Berkeley, 1986
  • Master's degree, Institut d'Etudes Européennes, U.L.B, Brussels, 1983
  • Ptihion (LL.B) in Law, University of Thessaloniki, Faculty of Law and Economic Science, 1982
Areas of Expertise
  • World Trade Organization (WTO)
  • see attached CV
Activities and Affiliations
  • Chief co-reporter of the American Law Institute (ALI) project, “Principles of International Trade: the WTO”
  • Co-rapporteur of the international trade law committee, International Law Association
  • Member of the board, Council of the World Trade Law Association
  • Associate editor, Journal of World Trade
  • Member, Advisory Board Centre for Economic Policy Research (CEPR) Fellow
  • Member, American Law Institute
  • Member, American Society of International Law
Professional Experience
  • Edwin B. Parker Professor of Foreign and Comparative Law, Columbia Law School, 2003–present
  • Professor of Law, University of Neuchâtel, 1996–present
  • Professor, European University Institute (EUI), Florence, Italy, Joint appointment at the Robert Schuman Centre and the Law Faculty, 2011–2016
  • International Franqui Chair, Katolieke Universiteit van Leuven, 2009
  • Visiting Professor, Woodrow Wilson School Princeton University, 2003
  • European University Institute (EUI), 1999–2000
  • Visiting Professor, Université de Fribourg, 1999
  • Chargé des cours, Institut d’Etudes Européennes (ULB), 1999–present
  • Legal Advisor to the World Trade Organization (WTO), 1996–present
  • OECD/DAFFEE, Advisor on Trade and Competition, July–August 1994
  • GATT/WTO, Legal Affairs Division, 1992–1996
  • Visiting Scholar, University of Michigan, 1991–1992
  • Ministry of Trade, Greece, 1987–1988
  • A. A. Damaskindis (Law Firm), 1986–1987
  • Legal Service (Internship in the Department of External Relations), EC Commission, 1983–1984
Download Full C.V.
Fighting Corruption in Sports
Law of the W.T.O.
S. Fighting Corruption in Sports
S. International Trade Regulation Issues
S. Seminar on International Trade Regulation Issues
S. State Owned Enterprises in China: Trade & Competition Issues