Fernando Tesón
Tobias Simon EminentScholar and Professor
Florida State University

Professor Tesón has a J.D. from the Universidad de Buenos Aires, an LL.M. from the Université Libre de Bruxelles and an S.J.D. from Northwestern University.  He is known for his scholarship relating political philosophy to international law, in particular his work on global justice and political rhetoric. He is the author of five books and dozens of articles in specialized journals.  From 1984 to 2002 he was Professor of Law at Arizona State University and before that he was a career diplomat for the Argentine government.

Tahiri V. Lee
Associate Professor
Florida State University

Professor Lee has a J.D. from Yale Law School and a Ph.D. in history from Yale University.  She is a leading U.S. scholar on Chinese law and legal history.  Before coming to FSU she taught at University of Minnesota Law School and Loyola University Chicago School of Law.  Her teaching and research interests include Chinese law, international business transactions, comparative law, and alternative dispute resolution.

Elizabeth Fisher
Fellow and Reader in Environmental Law
Corpus Christi College, University of Oxford 

Dr. Fisher has B.A./LL.B. degrees from the University of South Wales and a D.Phil. from Oxford. She has been teaching law at Corpus Christi College of Oxford University since 2000 and teaches European Union law, environmental law and administrative law.  Her areas of research expertise are comparative environmental law and risk regulation (including the EU and the US). In 2007 her book, Risk Regulation and Administrative Constitutionalism won the Society of Legal Scholars Peter Birks Prize for Outstanding Legal Scholarship.

Jeffrey Hackney

Emeritus Fellow and Lecturer

Wadham College, University of Oxford


Mr. Hackney holds M.A. and B.C.L. degrees from Oxford where he was a Vinerian Scholar. He is a member of Middle Temple and a senior Oxford faculty member, having served as Fellow and Tutor in Law at St. Edmund Hall from 1966 to 1976 and Fellow and Tutor in Law at Wadham College until his retirement in 2009. He is now an Emeritus Fellow of both colleges and continues to teach in the faculty. Mr. Hackney's special interests are legal history, Roman law, land law and equity.