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Alec Stone Sweet

Leitner Professor of International Law, Politics and International Studies (on leave, fall 2014)
Alec Stone Sweet works in the fields of comparative and international politics, comparative and international law, and European integration. His most recent book is A Europe of Rights: The Impact of the ECHR on National Legal Systems (2008). Other books include The Birth of Judicial Politics in France (1992), European Integration and Supranational Governance (1998), Governing with Judges (2000), The Institutionalization of Europe (2001), The Politics of Delegation (2002), On Law, Politics, and Judicialization (2003), and The Judicial Construction of Europe (2004). Prior to coming to Yale, he was Official Fellow, Nuffield College, Oxford, and has held visiting professorships in universities in Aix-en-Provence, Florence, Madrid, Paris, Stockholm, 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
Constitutional Law
Law and Globalization
Qualitative Research Design for Lawyers
Topics in Comparative Law
Proportionality Balancing and Global Constitutionalism