The International Law Faculty
Assistant Professor of Law
Director, East Asian Legal Studies
Timothy Webster joined our faculty on the tenure track in 2012. Prof. Webster teaches International Human Rights Law and various seminars related to law and China. He publishes on a wide range of topics, from health discrimination in China and racial discrimination in Japan, to East Asian free trade agreements, and the problems litigating war crimes in domestic courts. He began his academic career as a lecturer at Yale Law School and senior fellow at its China Law Center, where he designed and implemented legal reform projects with government officials, public interest lawyers, academics, and judges in China. Earlier, Webster practiced transnational litigation at Morrison Foerster in Tokyo and New York, and clerked for a federal judge in Boston.