So You Want to Be an International Lawyer? Tips from the Field

So You Want to Be an International Lawyer? Tips from the Field

Monday, January 13, 2014 | King Hall Room 1002 | 12:00 PM

Elizabeth (Betsy) Andersen |Executive Director, American Society of International Law

Elizabeth (Betsy) Andersen, an expert in international human rights law, international criminal law, and rule of law development, currently serves as Executive Director of the American Society of International Law, a position she has held since 2006. She was previously Executive Director of the American Bar Association’s Central European and Eurasian Law Initiative, and of Human Rights Watch’s Europe and Central Asia Division. Earlier in her career, she was a law clerk to Judge Georges Abi-Saab of the International Criminal Tribunal for the former Yugoslavia and to Judge Kimba M. Wood of the U.S. District Court of the Southern District of New York. She serves on the governing boards of the Friends of the Law Library of Congress, the International Law Institute, the American Bar Association Rule of Law Initiative, and Williams College, and she is an adjunct professor of law at American University Washington College of Law. Andersen is a graduate of Yale Law School (JD), Princeton University (MPA), and Williams College (BA).

Co-sponsored by: American Society of International Law & UC Davis Journal of International Law & Policy.