Harlan Grant Cohen is the Gabriel M. Wilner/UGA Foundation Professor in International Law at the University of Georgia School of Law and Faculty Co-Director of the Dean Rusk International Law Center. His scholarship and teaching focus on international law, international legal theory, U.S. foreign relations law, global governance, and international trade. Cohen is a member of the Board of Editors of the American Journal of International Law and is editor of its International Decisions section. He is also a member of the American Law Institute and serves as Vice Chair of the American Society of International Law’s International Legal Theory interest group.
Prior to joining the faculty at the University of Georgia, Cohen was a Furman Fellow at NYU School of Law. He also worked at the law firm Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton and served as a judicial clerk for Judge Wilfred Feinberg of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 2nd Circuit. Before entering law school, Cohen worked at the Washington Institute for Near East Policy and at the journal Foreign Affairs.
Cohen graduated from Yale University with a BA in History and International Studies, and returned for an MA in History. He earned his JD at NYU and is admitted to practice in the state of New York.