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Günther Handl

The Edward Deutsch Chair in Public International Law
Drjur, 1968, Dipl Dolm, 1969, University of Graz (Austria); LLB, 1973, Cambridge University; JSD, 1978, Yale University 

E-mail:  ghandl@tulane.edu
Telephone:  504.862,8825
Office:  Weinmann Hall, Room 355-F

 
 

Biography:

Professor Handl joined the Tulane faculty as holder of an endowed chair in January 1996.  An expert in international law, he has also taught at law schools in Canada, Europe and Japan, as well as elsewhere in the United States.  He is scheduled to teach a course at the 2012 winter session of the Hague Academy of International Law. Professor Handl has published extensively in US and European journals.  He is the recipient of the 1997 Elisabeth Haub Prize for exceptional accomplishments in the field of international environmental law and is the founder and former Editor-in-Chief of the Yearbook of International Environmental Law. He has served as consultant to various international organizations and governmental agencies and, in 1998, was a special adviser in the Legal Adviser's Office of the Austrian Ministry of Foreign Affairs.  His teaching and research interests include public international law, comparative law, international environmental law, transnational litigation, law of the sea, and the intersection of law, science, and technology.  Professor Handl teaches the basic course in International Law, as well as courses in International Environmental Law and Law of the Sea.  
 
Professor Handl's CV 

Courses:
Fall 2014 -  Law of the Sea; Public International Law
Spring 2015 - International Environmental Law; International Institutions Seminar

 


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Articles/Reports Book Chapters Book Reviews Books Unpublished Materials

 
Book Chapters

“American-Mexican Boundary Disputes and Cooperation,” in R. Wolfrum (ed.), The Max Planck Encyclopedia of Public International Law, Oxford University Press, 2010, online edition, [www.mpepil.com]

“Northwest Passage (Canadian-American Controversy),” in R. Wolfrum (ed.), The Max Planck Encyclopedia of Public International Law, Oxford University Press, 2009, online edition, [www.mpepil.com]

“Derechos humanos y medio ambiente,” in C. Medina & J. Zalaquett (eds.), Derechos Humanos Hoy:Balance Internacional  171 (2008)

“Maritime Security Partnerships: The International Legal Framework,” in National Research Council/ Naval Studies Board, Maritime Security Partnerships 164 (The National Academies Press, 2008).

The International Legal Framework, in National Research Council, MARITIME SECURITY PARTNERSHIPS (The National Academies Press, 2008).
Human Rights and Protection of the Environment, in ECONOMIC, SOCIAL AND CULTURAL RIGHTS: A TEXTBOOK 303(A. Eide, C. Krause & A. Rosas, eds.) (2nd revised ed., Martinus Nijhoff Publishers, 2001)

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