The teaching staff for 2018 will be published in due time. Please see below for an overview of the professors who taught in 2017.
The Columbia Summer Program teaching staff are known for the excellence and high quality that they bring to Amsterdam and Leiden every year.
The teaching staff for the 2017 sessions will be:
Professor Mark Barenberg
Mark Barenberg is the Sulzbacher Professor of Law at Columbia Law School. He specializes in domestic and international labor and employment law, as well as constitutional law, the law of international economic institutions, and the relation between law and politics. He has published widely in each of these fields.
Professor Edward Morrison
Professor Edward R. Morrison joined Columbia Law School faculty in July 2014 as an expert in bankruptcy law and law and economics. He teaches in bankruptcy law, law and economics, corporate reorganization and contracts.
Professor Robert Smit
Prof. Robert H. Smit is a Partner at Simpson Thacher & Bartlett LLP where he is Co-Chair of the Litigation Department’s International Dispute Resolution Practice. He represents clients in a wide range of complex commercial litigations and arbitrations, concentrating in the areas of international commercial and investment arbitration.
Professor Kendall Thomas
Kendall Thomas is the Nash Professor of Law and co-founder and director of the Center for the Study of Law and Culture at Columbia Law School. His teaching and research interests include U.S. and comparative constitutional law, human rights, legal philosophy, feminist legal theory, critical race theory, and law and sexuality.
Professor Bert Huang
Professor Bert I. Huang is Professor of Law at Columbia Law School and is an expert in civil procedure, torts, remedies, courts and empirical analysis
Professor Alex Raskolnikov
Alex Raskolnikov is the Wilbur H. Friedman Professor of Tax Law and co-chair of the Charles E. Gerber Transactional Studies Center at Columbia Law School. His current areas of teaching and research are federal income taxation, taxation of financial instruments, tax policy, tax administration, economic analysis of deterrence, risk, and uncertainty.
Professor Olatunde Johnson
Olatunde Johnson is the Jerome B. Sherman Professor of Law at Columbia Law School, where she teaches legislation and civil procedure and writes about modern civil rights legislation, congressional power, and innovations to address discrimination and inequality in the United States.
Professor Eric Talley
Eric Talley is the Isidor and Seville Sulzbacher Professor of Law. He is an expert in the intersection of corporate law, governance, and finance, and he teaches a variety of courses that include corporate law, mergers and acquisitions, contract and commercial law, microeconomics, corporate finance, securities regulation, quantitative methods, game theory, and economic analysis of law.