Faculty Lecture Series: Professor Markus Wagner


The Faculty Lecture Series continues on Wednesday, February 2 with Professor Markus Wagner. He will present "Law Talk v. Science Talk: The Languages of Law and Science in WTO Proceedings" in the Law School's 4th floor faculty meeting room. The lecture begins at 12:35 p.m., following a lunch at noon in the same room. A question and answer session will follow after the lecture.

Professor Wagner is an international and comparative law scholar. Fluent in English, German, French and proficient in Spanish, Professor Wagner holds a J.S.M. (Master's of the Science of Law) from Stanford Law School as well as a Magister Juris Internationalis and an Erstes Juristisches Staatsexamen (J.D. equivalent) from the University of Giessen Law School in Germany.

He taught at the Heidelberg Center Para America Latina in Chile, and was an independent legal consultant for the Brussels office of the WilmerHale law firm. In 2006, Professor Wagner served as a clerk to then-President of the Supreme Court of Israel in Jerusalem, Aharon Barak. In addition, he was a legal counsel for the Permanent Mission of Germany to the United Nations in New York in 2003.

Professor Wagner's scholarship 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.

There is limited seating for this event. To attend, RSVP to Detra Davis Fleming at ddavis@law.miami.edu. Priority will be given to those first to reply.