Jean Galbraith

Jean Galbraith

Jean Galbraith is a Professor at the University of Pennsylvania Law School, where she focuses on U.S. foreign relations law and public international law.  Her work addresses the allocation of legal authority among U.S. governmental actors and, at the international level, between domestic actors and international regimes.  Professor Galbraith has published in the Cornell Law Review, the Michigan Law Review, the NYU Law Review, the University of Chicago Law Review, the Virginia Law Review, and numerous international law journals.  She currently serves as the editor of the Contemporary Practice of the United States (CPUS) section of the American Journal of International Law.  Professor Galbraith received her B.A. summa cum laude from Harvard University and her J.D. from the University of California, Berkeley, School of Law.  After graduating law school, she served as a law clerk at the D.C. Circuit (for Judge Tatel) and at the Supreme Court of the United States (for Justice Stevens).  She also spent a year as an Associate Legal Officer at the International Criminal Tribunal for the former Yugoslavia (for Judge Meron).  In 2017, by vote of the graduating 3L class, she received the Harvey Levin Memorial Award for Teaching Excellence.