Faculty Detail

Timothy Webster
Assistant Professor of Law
Director of Asian Legal Studies

B.A., M.A., 1997 (Yale), J.D., LL.M., 2006 (Cornell)
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Tim Webster is Assistant Professor of Law and Director of Asian Legal Studies at Case Western Reserve University. His research focuses on the intersection of international law and the domestic legal systems of China and Japan. He has testified before Congress, written for the popular media, and published on international trade, investment, human rights and dispute resolution in leading international law journals.

Professor Webster's most recent article - Why Does the United States Oppose Asian Investment? - was selected for the Seventeenth Yale/Stanford Junior Faculty Forum. He also received the Buxbaum Award for Teaching Comparative Law from the American Society of Comparative Law's Younger Comparativist Committee. He has been a visiting professor at the University of Paris, Dauphine, and National Taiwan University; and visiting scholar at Zhejiang University in beautiful Hangzhou, China. Before joining the Case faculty, Webster was a lecturer at Yale Law School, and senior fellow at its China Center.

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