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Professor Hannah Buxbaum

Associate Dean for Research, Professor of Law and Louis F. Neizer Faculty Fellow, Indiana University

Hannah Buxbaum is Associate Dean for Research and Professor of Law at Indiana University School of Law – Bloomington. Professor Buxbaum holds a B.A. from Cornell University and a J.D. from Cornell Law School, where she served as Articles Editor of the Cornell Law Review and was elected to the Order of the Coif. She also received an LL.M. from the University of Heidelberg, where she studied private international law as a Jacob Gould-Schurman Fellow. Prior to joining the faculty at Indiana University, Professor Buxbaum was an associate in the New York and Frankfurt offices of Davis Polk & Wardwell. 

Professor Buxbaum teaches Comparative Law, Contracts, International Business Transactions, International Litigation and Secured Transactions. She has taught as a visiting professor at the universities of Cologne, Kiel, and Nurnberg-Erlangen, and also at the San Diego Institute for International and Comparative Law in London. Her research is in the areas of private international law and international litigation and jurisdiction, and she has published widely in both US and European journals. She is active in a number of national organizations, including the American Society of International Law, the American Society of Comparative Law, and the Association of American Law Schools. She has been elected to membership in the American Law Institute.


Reported at: 17 IJGLS 165 (2010) [HeinOnline]