Larry Helfer

Harry R. Chadwick, Sr. Professor of Law, Duke Law

Laurence R. Helfer is an expert in the areas of international law and institutions,

international adjudication and dispute settlement, human rights (including

LGBT rights), and international intellectual property law and policy. He is

co-director of Duke Law's Center for International and Comparative Law

and a Senior Fellow with Duke's Kenan Institute for Ethics. He also serves

as a Permanent Visiting Professor at the iCourts: Center of Excellence for

International Courts at the University of Copenhagen, which awarded him an

honorary doctorate in 2014. Helfer currently serves as the co-Editor-in-Chief

of the American Journal of International Law. Prior to joining the Duke Law

faculty in 2009, Helfer was a professor of law and director of the International

Legal Studies Program at Vanderbilt University Law School. He has also

taught at Harvard Law School, Loyola Law School in Los Angeles, Princeton

University, the University of Chicago Law School, and the University of

Toronto Faculty of Law. He is a member of the Board of Editors of the American

Journal of International Law and the Journal of World Intellectual Property.

Helfer has authored more than 70 publications and has lectured widely on his

diverse research interests. Helfer holds a J.D. from New York University.

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