Anupam Chander


Director & Professor of Law


A.B., magna cum laude Economics, Harvard University 1989
J.D., Yale Law School 1992

Areas of Interest:

Cyberlaw, International Finance, Intellectual Property, International Trade, Law And Development, International Business Transactions, Corporate Law, Public International Law


Professor Anupam Chander is the Director of the California International Law Centerand Martin Luther King, Jr. Hall Research Scholar. His research focuses on the regulation of globalization and digitization. His new book, The Electronic Silk Road: How the Web Binds the World Together in Commerce, was released in June 2013 by Yale University Press.

He has been a visiting professor at Yale Law School, the University of Chicago Law School, Stanford Law School, and Cornell Law School. He has published widely in the nation’s leading law journals, including the Yale Law Journal, the NYU Law Journal, the University of Chicago Law Review, Texas Law Review, and theCalifornia Law Review.

A graduate of Harvard College and Yale Law School, he clerked for Chief Judge Jon O. Newman of the Second Circuit Court of Appeals and Judge William A. Norris of the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals. He practiced law in New York and Hong Kong with Cleary, Gottlieb, Steen & Hamilton. He serves as a judge and commentator at the Harvard-Stanford Junior International Law Faculty Forum. His writing has received honors from the American Association of Law Schools and been selected for presentation by the Stanford-Yale Junior Faculty Forum.