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Alec Stone Sweet

Leitner Professor of International Law, Politics and International Studies (fall term)
Alec Stone Sweet works in the fields of comparative and international politics, comparative and international law, and European integration. Books include: A Europe of Rights: The Impact of the ECHR on National Legal Systems (2008); The Judicial Construction of Europe (2004); On Law, Politics, and Judicialization (2003); The Politics of Delegation (2002); The Institutionalization of Europe (2001); Governing with Judges (2000); European Integration and Supranational Governance (1998); and The Birth of Judicial Politics in France (1992). Prior to coming to Yale, he was Official Fellow, Nuffield College, Oxford. Stone Sweet has held visiting professorships at the Columbia Law School, as well as in universities in Aix-en-Provence, Bologna, Florence, Madrid, Milan, Paris, Stockholm, Sydney, and Vienna. He is presently engaged in a long-term project on the development of (private, a-national) systems of governance for transnational business.

Ph.D. (Political Science), University of Washington, 1990
M.A. (International Relations), Johns Hopkins, 1984
B.A. (Political Science) Western Washington University, 1982

Courses Taught
Comparative Constitutional Law
Law and Globalization
Legal Pluralism and Global Law
European Convention on Human Rights
European Union Law
Qualitative Research Design for Legal Research
Proportionality Balancing and Global Constitutionalism
International Investment Arbitration
Comparative Law
Constitutional Law