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Peer Zumbansen

Visiting Professor of Law (spring term)
Peer Zumbansen is a Visiting Professor of Law at Yale Law School and Professor of Law at Osgoode Hall Law School in Toronto, where he holds a Canada Research Chair. Having earned teaching awards both from Ontario and from Osgoode Hall, his courses include Business Associations/Corporate Law, European Union Law, Law & Economics, Globalization and the Law, and Legal Theory. He has held visiting professorships in Frankfurt, Bremen, Toronto, Melbourne, Dublin, Bogotà, Bilbao, Onati, Lucerne, St. Gallen, Idaho, and Tilburg. At Osgoode, he directs the Critical Research Laboratory in Law & Society and has served as Associate Dean Research, Graduate Studies and Institutional Relations and as Co-Director of the European Union Center of Excellence. He is founding Co-Editor in Chief of the German Law Journal and the Editor in Chief of Transnational Legal Theory. His research focuses on corporate governance, transnational law and legal theory. He is the author and editor of books with Hart, Oxford, Cambridge, Brill, Elgar and Nomos and his scholarship has been published in the European Law Journal, the American Journal of Comparative Law, the Indiana Journal of Global Legal Studies, Law & Contemporary Problems, the Harvard Journal on Legislation, the Journal of Law & Society, Seattle Law Review, Transnational Law & Contemporary Problems, the Journal of International Dispute Settlement, the German Law Journal, the Journal of Institutional and Theoretical Economics, the Osgoode Hall Law Journal and the University of Washington University Global Studies Law Review. His scholarship is available at:

Habilitation, Frankfurt, 2004
Ph.D., (Law), Frankfurt, 1998
LL.M., Harvard, 1998
State Law Exam (LL.B/J.D., equivalent), Frankfurt, 1995
Licence en droit, Paris, 1991

Courses Taught
Law and Globalization