Faculty Biography

Paul B. Stephan

Visiting Professor of Law

  • JD 1977, University of Virginia School of Law
  • MA 1974, Yale University
  • BA 1973, Yale University

Areas of Expertise

Professor Stephan teaches public international law.

Professional Experience

Stephan is the John C. Jeffries, Jr. Distinguished Professor of Law, the David H. Ibbeken '71 Research Professor, and the director of the graduate studies program at the University of Virginia School of Law. He has taught regularly at Peking University School of Transnational Law in Shenzhen, China and also has taught at University of Vienna, Münster University, Lausanne University, Melbourne University, University of Pantheon-Assas in Paris, and Sydney University. Prior to teaching, he served as a law clerk to the Honorable Lewis F. Powell, Jr. of the U.S. Supreme Court and the Honorable Levin Campbell of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the First Circuit.

Honors and Affiliations

Stephan has served as a counselor on international law in the U.S. Department of State. He was executive editor of the Virginia Law Review and a member of the Order of the Coif.

Key Works

Stephan’s publications include International Trade and Investment (LexisNexis, 2011); Doing Business in Emerging Markets: A Transactional Course (with Dean) (Foundation Press, 2010); and International Business and Economics: Law and Policy (with Roin and Wallace, Jr.) (LexisNexis, 1993; 2d ed. 1996; 3d ed. 2004; 4th ed. 2010).

Summer 2014 Classes

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