Global and International Law Program Faculty & Leadership


Caroline Mary Bradley

Professor of Law
Associate Dean for International and Graduate Programs

(305) 284-2082
Caroline Bradley, Professor of Law and Associate Dean for International and Graduate Programs, began her academic career in 1986, serving as a lecturer in law at the London School of Economics and Political Science. She obtained her LL.M. (first class) from Jesus College, Cambridge, in 1984, and qualified as a solicitor before joining...


Paula C Arias

Lecturer in Law
Director, International Moot Court Program

(305) 284-1154
Paula Arias, director of the International Moot Court Program and lecturer in law, was born and raised in Medellin, Colombia. Arias graduated from the Universidad Pontificia Bolivariana in Colombia in 2003, where she obtained a Juris Doctor equivalent degree. Her graduation thesis was entitled "Ineffectiveness of the...

Caroline S. Bettinger-Lopez

Professor of Law
Director, Human Rights Clinic; Faculty Chair, Human Rights Program

(305) 284-5923
Caroline Bettinger-López is currently on leave while serving as a Senior Advisor on Gender and Equality at the U.S. Department of Justice. In Fall 2021, she served as a Senior Advisor to the White House Gender Policy Council. Caroline Bettinger-López is a Professor of Law and Director of the Human...

R. Denisse Cordova Montes

Lecturer in Law
Acting Associate Director, Human Rights Clinic

(305) 284-2939
Denisse Córdova Montes is Acting Associate Director in the Human Rights Clinic at the University of Miami School of Law. From 2012 to 2018, Córdova Montes was based in Germany, where she coordinated the Gender and Women’s Rights Program at FIAN International, an international human rights...

Tamar Ezer

Lecturer in Law
Acting Director, Human Rights Clinic; Faculty Director, Human Rights Program

(305) 284-6926
Tamar Ezer is the Acting Director and a Lecturer in Law with the Human Rights Clinic and the Faculty Director of the Human Rights Program. Prior to that, Ezer taught and supervised projects at Yale Law School as a Lecturer in Law, Visiting Scholar with the Schell Center for International Human...

Sandra Friedrich

Lecturer in Law
Assistant Dean, International Graduate Law Programs; Director, International Arbitration Institute

(305) 284-5691
Sandra Friedrich is the Assistant Dean, International Graduate Law Programs and Director of the White & Case International Arbitration LL.M. Graduate Program and Miami Law's International Arbitration Institute and a Lecturer in Law. Previously, she practiced law at Latham & Watkins in New...

A. Michael Froomkin

Professor of Law
Laurie Silvers and Mitchell Rubenstein Distinguished Professor of Law

(305) 284-4285
A. Michael Froomkin, the Laurie Silvers and Mitchell Rubenstein Distinguished Professor of Law, received an M.Phil. degree from Cambridge University in 1984, and a J.D. from Yale Law School in 1987. He clerked for Judge Stephen F. Williams of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit and for John F. Grady, chief judge of the...

Jonathan C. Hamilton

Distinguished Faculty Chair, International Arbitration Institute; Adjunct Faculty, White & Case International Arbitration LL.M.

Jonathan C. Hamilton is the Distinguished Faculty Chair of Miami Law's International Arbitration Institute and he teaches in the White & Case International Arbitration LL.M. Hamilton is a leading global authority on international disputes and investment, as well as on complex negotiations and...

Elizabeth Mathilde Iglesias

Professor of Law
Director, Doctor of Juridical Science (S.J.D.) Program

(305) 284-4050
Professor Iglesias holds a BA (magna cum laude) from the University of Michigan and a JD (with honors) from Yale Law School. She is the co-founder of Latina and Latino Critical Theory, Inc. (LatCrit, Inc.) which she incorporated in 1998 and co-directed until 2003. In 1997, she designed the Project for Legal Economic, Development, Justice and...

Carolyn B Lamm

Distinguished Faculty Chair of the International Arbitration LL.M.; Adjunct Faculty International Arbitration Institute

Carolyn Lamm is a partner and litigator in White & Case's Washington D.C. office and is a prominent practitioner in international arbitration and dispute resolution, trade matters and cross-border commercial federal court litigation. She is involved primarily in the representation of foreign corporate clients and...

Jessica Owley

Professor of Law
Faculty Director for the Environmental Law Program

(305) 284-5284
Jessica Owley specializes in Environmental Law and Property Law, with a focus on Climate Change Law and Policy and oversees the Environmental Law Program. She is a leading expert on private land conservation and conservation easements. Her interdisciplinary work explores ways to mitigate and adapt to climate change as well as furthering other...

Bernard H. Oxman

Professor of Law
Richard A. Hausler Professor of Law

(305) 284-2293
Before joining the Law School in 1977, Professor Oxman served on active duty in the International Law Division of the Office of the Judge Advocate General of the Navy, and thereafter as Assistant Legal Adviser for Oceans, Environment, and Scientific Affairs of the U.S. Department of State. At the University of Miami, he has regularly taught...

Ileana M. Porras

Senior Lecturer

(305) 284-4551
Ileana Porras joined the University of Miami School of Law as Associate Dean for Academic Affairs in 2010, and served in that capacity until 2017. She now holds an appointment as Senior Lecturer and teaches Public International Law, Climate Change Law & Policy, and Property Law. Prior to joining the Law School Professor Porras was Visiting...

Alejandro Portes

Research Professor

(305) 284-6126
Alejandro Portes teaches across the University of Miami at the School of Law, the College of Arts and Sciences, and the Department of Sociology. Before joining the University of Miami, Alejandro Portes was the Howard Harrison and Gabrielle Snyder Beck Professor of Sociology and director of the Center for Migration and Development at Princeton...

Eduardo Robreno

Distinguished Jurist in Residence
Distinguished Visiting Jurist

Judge Robreno was appointed United States District Judge for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania on July 27, 1992 where he currently sits and maintains a full civil and criminal case load. He also sits regularly by designation in the Ninth Circuit and Eleventh Circuit Courts of Appeal and in the District Courts of Delaware and New Jersey. He...

Robert E. Rosen

Professor of Law

(305) 284-4801
Robert E. Rosen, professor of law, earned an A.B. from Harvard College in 1974, an M.A. in sociology from the University of California at Berkeley in 1977, a J.D. from Harvard Law School in 1979, and a Ph.D. in sociology from the University of California at Berkeley in 1984. He joined the faculty in 1984. During the 1987-88 academic year,...

Pablo Rueda Saiz

Associate Professor of Law

(305) 284-5401
The primary interests of Professor Rueda-Saiz include international and comparative constitutional law, law and society, social movements, armed conflict, and globalization. He has taught law at the University of Wisconsin, at the Justus-Liebig University in Giessen, Germany, and at the Universities of El Rosario and Los Andes in Colombia. He...

Irwin P. Stotzky

Professor of Law

(305) 284-2549
Irwin P. Stotzky is currently Professor of Law at the University of Miami School of Law. He is the founder and served as the Director of the University of Miami Center for the Study of Human Rights from 1993-2010. He received his J.D. from the University of Chicago Law School in 1974. In 1986-88, he was a Visiting Scholar at the Yale Law School....

Albert Van Den Berg

Distinguished Faculty Co-Chair, White & Case International Arbitration LL.M. Program

Professor Albert Jan van den Berg is a partner in Hanotiau & van den Berg in Brussels, Belgium and is the Distinguished Faculty Co-Chair of the White & Case International Arbitration LL.M. Program at the University of Miami School of Law. He is a highly distinguished academic, counsel and arbitrator in the...