The teaching staff for 2018
The Columbia Summer Program teaching staff are known for the excellence and high quality that they bring to Amsterdam and Leiden every year.
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
Edward R. Morrison is the Charles Evans Gerber Professor of Law at Columbia Law School. He is an expert in bankruptcy law and law and economics, including the causes and consequences of insolvency, both consumer and corporate. Morrison’s scholarship has addressed corporate reorganization, consumer bankruptcy, the regulation of systemic market risk, and foreclosure and mortgage modification.
Professor Joshua Mitts
Joshua Mitts studies corporate and securities law and contract law, with a focus on information disclosure in capital markets, consumer financial protection and related topics in law and finance. Mitts uses empirical methods, including statistical analysis and machine learning, to examine information transmission and contracting practices in financial markets.
Professor Curtis Milhaupt
Curtis J. Milhaupt is the Parker Professor of Comparative Corporate Law and Fuyo Professor of Japanese Law at Columbia Law School. He also serves as the Law School's director of the Parker School of Foreign and Comparative Law and director of the Center for Japanese Legal Studies. He is also a member of Columbia University’s Weatherhead East Asian Institute.
Professor Kristen Underhill
Kristen Underhill is an Associate Professor of Law at Columbia Law School. Her scholarship focuses on health law, with a particular interest in how the law influences individual decisions about risk and health behavior. She teaches health law and torts.
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 Benjamin Liebman
Benjamin L. Liebman is the Robert L. Lieff Professor of Law and director of the Center for Chinese Legal Studies at Columbia Law School. His research focuses on Chinese courts, Chinese tort law, Chinese criminal procedure, and the impact of popular opinion and populism on the Chinese legal system.