Professor Bernard H. Oxman, the Richard A. Hausler Professor of Law, has been named a member of the United States Department of State's Advisory Committee on International Law. The Committee is comprised of all former Legal Advisers of the Department of State and up to 28 individuals appointed by the Legal Adviser. Pursuant to its Charter, the Committee will provide "the views and advice of a cross section of the country's outstanding members of the legal profession on significant issues of international law."
Professor Oxman directs the law school's graduate program in Ocean and Coastal Law and specializes in international law and the law of the sea. He is one of the few Americans elected to the renowned Institut de Droit international and is the only American to have served as judge ad hoc on both the International Court of Justice and the International Tribunal for the Law of the Sea. He recently completed ten years of service as Co-Editor in Chief of the American Journal of International Law.