Faculty Detail

Timothy Webster
Assistant Professor of Law
Director, East Asian Legal Studies

B.A., M.A., 1997 (Yale), J.D., LL.M., 2006 (Cornell)
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Tim Webster writes about the international legal developments of China and Japan, in fields like international trade, investment, human rights and others. He teaches Chinese Law, International Business Transactions, International Human Rights and Property. He has testified before Congress, written for the popular media, and published in leading academic journals, most recently the American Journal of Comparative Law, Columbia Journal of Transnational Law and Michigan Journal of International Law. Webster is a Term Member of the Council on Foreign Relations, and a Public Intellectuals Fellow with the National Committee on U.S.-China Relations. He has won grants from the Asia Foundation and Taiwan's Ministry of Foreign Affairs.

Webster previously taught at Yale Law School, worked at Yale’s China Law Center, clerked for Judge Joseph L. Tauro (D. Mass.) and practiced international litigation in Tokyo and New York.

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