Associate Professor of Law
J.S.M. 2006, Stanford Law School
Magister Juris Internationalis 2005,
University of Giessen Law School Erstes Juristisches Staatsexamen (J.D. equivalent) 2002,
University of Giessen Law School
Professor Wagner's scholarship and teaching focuses on international law and comparative law, namely in the areas of military contractors, modern technology in present-day conflicts, the interplay between law and science in the WTO, as well as the domestic impact of international law.
Professor Wagner graduated from the University of Giessen / Germany with a Erstes Juristisches Staatsexamen (J.D. equivalent) in 2002 and a master's degree in international law in 2005.
From 2002 to 2005, he worked at the Max Planck Institute for Comparative Public Law and International Law in Heidelberg / Germany where he specialized in the areas of WTO law, European law, international peace and security and Canadian law.
During that time he also taught at the Heidelberg Center Para America Latina in Santiago / Chile and served as legal counsel for the Permanent Mission of Germany to the United Nations in New York. In 2006, he graduated from Stanford Law School with a master's degree.
Professor Wagner subsequently clerked for then-President of the Supreme Court of Israel Aharon Barak and in 2007 worked for the Brussels office of WilmerHale, focusing on international trade law and competition law.
Prior to joining the Law School in 2009, Professor Wagner traveled from the Black Forest in Germany to the Yellow Sea in China by bicycle for charity. For more information, please visit www.cyclingwithoutborders.org.