Kathleen Claussen

Kathleen Claussen is Associate Professor at the University of Miami School of Law.  She is the author of more than 30 articles and book chapters concerning trade, investment, cyber and national security law, foreign relations, and international dispute settlement, among other related research areas. Her most recent articles have appeared or are forthcoming in the print or online editions of the Yale Law Journal, Stanford Law Review, Columbia Law Review, and the Virginia Law Review.

Professor Claussen serves in various leadership capacities for international law organizations, including as a member of the Executive Council of the American Society of International Law (ASIL) and as co-chair of the ASIL International Economic Law Interest Group. She is regularly consulted as an expert in international law by industry and government actors. In 2020, she was appointed to the dispute settlement and labor rosters of the United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement.

Prior to joining the academy, Professor Claussen was Associate General Counsel at the Office of the U.S. Trade Representative in the Executive Office of the President. Earlier in her career, she was Legal Counsel at the Permanent Court of Arbitration in The Hague where she advised on disputes between countries, and on investment and commercial arbitrations involving countries and international organizations. She is a graduate of the Yale Law School, Queen’s University Belfast where she was a Mitchell Scholar, and Indiana University where she was a Wells Scholar.

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