Uyen P. Le


Associate Director

Mellon Sawyer Postdoctoral Scholar


A.B., Psychology, Yale University 2006
J.D., UC Davis School of Law 2011

Areas of Interest:

Cyberlaw, International Criminal Law, International Human Rights, International Trade, Law and Development, Law and Culture,  Transitional Justice


Uyen completed her undergraduate degree in social and political psychology at Yale University in 2006 and received her J.D. five years later from King Hall, where she earned Certificates in the Public Service Law Program and the Pro Bono Law Program. Her research focuses on international human rights law and public international law. 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. Her works on contemporary problems in international law were published in the American Journal of International Law (in a paper coauthored with Professors Madhavi Sunder and Anupam Chander), the North Carolina Journal of International Law and Commercial Regulation, and the UC Davis Journal of International Law & Policy.