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Günther Handl

The Eberhard 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

Günther Handl is recognized across the world for his expertise in international law and has taught at law schools in Canada, Europe and Japan as well as in several U.S. locations.

His teaching and research interests include public international law, international environmental law and law of the sea. He has published extensively in U.S. and European journals.

Handl joined the Tulane law faculty in January 1996. He has served as a consultant to various international organizations and governmental agencies, including the United Nations Environment Programme and the World Bank. He was a special adviser in the Austrian Ministry of Foreign Affairs Legal Adviser’s Office in 1998. In 2012, he taught at The Hague Academy of International Law Seminar for Advanced Studies in Public and Private International Law for Practitioners and, in 2013, in the United Nations Regional Course in International Law program in Addis Ababa.

He received the 1997 Elisabeth Haub Prize for exceptional accomplishments in international environmental law and is the founder and former Editor-in-Chief of the Yearbook of International Environmental Law. 
Professor Handl's CV 

Fall 2016 - Law of the Sea; Public International Law 
Spring 2017 - Environmental Law: International

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Articles/Reports Book Chapters Book Reviews Books Unpublished Materials

Unpublished Materials
Rechtliche Absicherung gegen grenzüberschreitende Auswirkungen des Betriebs des Kernkraftwerks in Krsko, Slowenien, REPORT FOR THE AUSTRIAN STATE GOVERNMENT OF STYRIA, 1988
Compensation for Pollution from the Exploration and Exploitation of Offshore Oil Resources in the United States, REPORT FOR THE OECD ENVIRONMENT DIRECTORATE, 1980
Abnormally Dangerous Activities of International Concern: The Case of Nuclear Power Generation, Yale JSD dissertation (1977))

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