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W. Michael Reisman

Myres S. McDougal Professor of International Law
W. Michael Reisman is Myres S. McDougal Professor of International Law at Yale Law School, where he has been on the faculty since 1965. He has been a visiting professor in Tokyo, Hong Kong, Berlin, Basel, Paris, and Geneva. He is a Fellow of the World Academy of Art and Science and a former member of its Executive Council. He is the President of the Arbitration Tribunal of the Bank for International Settlements. Professor Reisman has published widely in the area of international law and he has served as arbitrator and counsel in many international cases. His most recent books are Foreign Investment Disputes: Cases, Materials and Commentary (with Bishop and Crawford); and International Law in Contemporary Perspective (with Arsanjani, Wiessner & Westerman). Professor Reisman received his LL.B. from Hebrew University and his LL.M. and J.S.D from Yale.

Education
J.S.D., Yale, 1965
LL.M., Yale, 1964
LL.B., Hebrew University, 1963

Courses Taught
[The] Changing Nature of the Private Firm and Entrepreneurship
Research Methods in International Law
International Investment Law
International Commercial Arbitration
Jurisprudence
Peace Making
Public Order of the World Community: A Contemporary International Law