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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 articles on international trade, investment, human rights, and dispute resolution, most recently in the Columbia Journal of Transnational Law, Michigan Journal of International Law, and University of Pennsylvania Journal of International Law, and others.

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. He has been a visiting professor at the University of Paris, Dauphine, and National Taiwan University; a visiting scholar at Zhejiang University in Hangzhou, China; and a legal consultant to the International Law Institute (Kampala). Before joining the faculty at Case Western Reserve, Webster was a lecturer at Yale Law School, senior fellow at Yale's China Center, law clerk to Judge Joseph L. Tauro (D. Mass.), and a lawyer in the Tokyo and New York offices of Morrison Foerster.

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