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Faculty

CONSTANCE DE LA VEGA | Professor and Academic Director of International Programs | BA, Scripps College; JD, University of California, Berkeley

Professor de la Vega, who is originally from Mexico, has written extensively on international human rights and has participated in United Nations human rights meetings. She has submitted amicus briefs detailing international law standards to U.S. courts in affirmative action and death penalty cases. De la Vega is co-author of International Human Rights Law: An Introduction and The American Legal System (forthcoming). She teaches American Legal System, International Human Rights Law, and the International Human Rights Law Clinic. She has directed the LLM Program since 2005, and has taught international human rights in other countries, including China.

DAVID J. FRANKLYN | Professor, Director of the LLM program in Intellectual Property and Technology Law, and Director of the McCarthy Institute for Intellectual Property and Technology Law | BA, Evangel College; JD, University of Michigan

Professor Franklyn is author of numerous scholarly articles on trademark issues, and is co-author of McCarthy’s Desk Encyclopedia of Intellectual Property. In 2008, he presented at a U.S. Department of Commerce conference on intellectual property rights enforcement in Beijing, China. Franklyn previously clerked for the U.S. District Court of Eastern Michigan. He also spent five years in private practice in Chicago, and later taught at Northern Kentucky University. Franklyn teaches Copyright, Intellectual Property, Intellectual Property Theory, International Intellectual Property, and Trademark Law.

REZA R. DIBADJ | Professor | SB, MBA, JD, Harvard University

Professor Dibadj writes about corporate and securities law, antitrust, regulation and administrative law, and social welfare theory. The first theme emerging in his writing involves the application of new tools, such as network theory, to legal analysis. The second is an exploration of how the modalities of government intervention can be improved to mediate the increasingly complex intersection of democracy and capitalism. Dibadj is author of Rescuing Regulation, and numerous academic articles and op-ed pieces. He teaches Corporations, International Business Transactions, and Securities Regulation.

DOLORES A. DONOVAN | Professor and Director of International Programming | BA, JD, Stanford University

Professor Donovan specializes in constitutional and comparative law. Her publications deal with the legal systems of developing nations and criminal justice systems. Her articles can be found in domestic and foreign law journals, ranging from peer-reviewed publications such as the American Journal of Comparative Law to the Ethiopian Law Review. Donovan is a consultant to foundations and government international development agencies. She was the South Asia regional senior equity advisor to the U.S. Agency for International Development, a senior Fulbright professor in Ethiopia, a visiting scholar at Harvard Law School, and a visiting professor at the East China Institute of Politics and Law.

SUSAN FREIWALD | Professor | BA, JD, Harvard University

Professor Freiwald is an expert in cyberlaw and information privacy who has published articles in numerous legal journals. A former software developer, Freiwald has authored and co-authored amicus briefs in major cases involving electronic surveillance laws. She also regularly assists the Electronic Frontier Foundation with electronic surveillance litigation efforts and has served on the board of the Northern California American Civil Liberties Union. Freiwald teaches Contracts, Cyberspace Law, and Information Privacy Law.

JACK I. GARVEY | Professor | BA, JD, Harvard University

Professor Garvey has taught at the law school since 1976, and specializes in public and private international law. His work can be found in numerous domestic and foreign law journals including The Yale Law Journal and the Oxford Journal of Conflict and Security Law. Garvey is an arbitrator and consultant to law firms. He was a fellow of the Graduate Institute of International Studies in Geneva, Switzerland; a Fulbright senior specialist at the University of the State of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil; and a visiting professor at the University of Sydney, Australia, and the East China Institute of Politics and Law. He teaches Contracts, Public International Law, and International Civil Dispute Resolution.

JESSE W. MARKHAM JR. | Marshall P. Madison Professor of Law | BA, Harvard University; MA, University of Massachusetts; JD, Vanderbilt University

Before joining USF, Professor Markham guided the antitrust departments of Morrison & Foerster and Orrick, Herrington & Sutcliffe. He is widely published on antitrust law in scholarly and bar publications. Markham has practiced corporate law in Paris, France, with the firm Clifford Chance. He has assisted Russia, the Ukraine, the People’s Republic of China, and Mongolia in the implementation of their antitrust laws. He has served as director of the law school’s summer programs in Vietnam and Prague. Markham teaches Antitrust Law, Corporations, and Civil Procedure.