W. Michael Reisman
Myres S. McDougal Professor of International Law, Yale Law School
W. Michael Reisman has been on the faculty at Yale Law School since 1965. He has also been a visiting professor in Tokyo, Hong Kong, Berlin, Basel, Paris and Geneva. Prof. Reisman is a Fellow of the World Academy of Art and Science and a former member of its Executive Council, President of the Arbitration Tribunal of the Bank for International Settlements, Vice-Chairman of the Policy Sciences Center, Inc., elected to the Institut de Droit International
, and a member of the Eritrea-Ethiopia Boundary Commission, the Advisory Committee on International Law of the Department of State, and the Board of The Foreign Policy Association.
Having served as arbitrator and counsel in many international cases, Prof. Reisman has published widely in international law. He was President of the Inter-American Commission on Human Rights of the Organization of American States, Vice-President and Honorary Vice-President of the American Society of International Law and Editor-in-Chief of the American Journal of International Law
. His most recent books are Foreign Investment Disputes: Cases, Materials and Commentary
(with Bishop and Crawford) (Kluwer Law International, 2005); International Law in Contemporary Perspective
(with Arsanjani, Wiessner & Westerman) (Foundation Press, 2004); Jurisdiction in International Law
(Ashgate, 1999); and Law in Brief Encounters
(Yale University Press, 1999), Chinese Translation, Shenghuozhongde Weiguan Falu
[Microscopic Laws in Life] (Shangzhou Chubanshe, Taipei, 2001).