Meet Our Core Faculty and Staff

Anupam Chander is the leading scholar in the law of globalization and digitization. A graduate of Harvard College and Yale Law School, Professor Chander clerked for Chief Judge Jon O. Newman of the Second Circuit Court of Appeals and Judge William A. Norris of the Ninth Circuit. He has written widely on international law, cyberlaw, and corporate law, with recent publications in the Yale Law Journal, N.Y.U. Law Review, California Law Review, and University of Chicago Law Review. He is the author of The Electronic Silk Road, published by Yale University Press.

Anupam Chander

Director
Afra Afsharipour researches in the areas of comparative corporate law, corporate governance, mergers and acquisitions, securities regulation, and transactional law. In 2014 she was selected for the Lawyers of Color's 50 Under 50 list, a comprehensive catalog of minority law professors making an impact in legal education. Prior to joining the Davis faculty, Professor Afsharipour was an attorney with the corporate department of Davis Polk & Wardwell in both New York, NY and Menlo Park, CA. She clerked for the Honorable Rosemary Barkett of the Eleventh Circuit Court of Appeals.

Afra Afsharipour

Associate Director
Uyen P. Le's research focuses on international human rights law, public international law, and cyberlaw. Her works have been published in the Iowa Law Review (with A. Chander), Emory Law Journal (with A. Chander), among others. Uyen graduated from Yale University and UC Davis School of Law, where she earned Certificates in both the Public Service Law and the Pro Bono Law Programs. During law school, Uyen worked at the Khmer Rouge Tribunal in Phnom Penh, Cambodia and the International Center for Transitional Justice in New York City.

Uyen P. Le

Associate Director & Mellon Sawyer Postdoctoral Scholar
In her capacity as Law Fellow, Nida conducts research on a variety of international and comparative law topics, manages various aspects of the administration of the Center, and engages with students and the public to encourage interest in international law issues.

Nida Siddiqui '16

Law Fellow
Nina has been with King Hall since 2008 and became an integral part of the California International Law Center since 2012. Acting as a liaison between the Center's staff, affiliated student organizations, visiting speakers, and partnering institutions, Nina manages the Center's internal operation and public engagements. nbell@ucdavis.edu +1 530 752 3585 King Hall Room 1100

Nina Marie Bell

Center's Administrative Assistant

CORE STAFF

Anupam Chander
Director

Afra Afsharipour
Associate Director

Uyen P. Le
Associate Director

Steven Nam
Faculty Fellow

Nida Siddiqui
2015-2016 Student Fellow

Varun Aery
2014-2015 Student Fellow

Nina Marie Bell
Administrative Assistant