Orde Kittrie

Adjunct Professor of Law

  • JD, 1992, University of Michigan
  • BA, 1986, Yale University

Professional Experience

Kittrie’s teaching and research in international law focuses on nonproliferation and sanctions. He has testified on nonproliferation issues before both the U.S. Senate and House, and recently served as one of12 members of a special Congressionally-created committee to make recommendations on how to better prevent the proliferation of nuclear, chemical and biological weapons. He has taught at the Sandra Day O’Connor College of Law at Arizona State University. Before joining ASU he served at the U.S. State Department where, as its lead nuclear affairs attorney, he negotiated five U.S.-Russia nuclear agreements and a U.N. treaty to combat nuclear terrorism. Kittrie also directed the Office of International Anti-Crime Programs and was Special Assistant to the Under Secretary for Economics and Business Affairs.

Professor Kittrie teaches legislative advocacy in USD's Washington, D.C. Externship Program.

Honors and Affiliations

Professor Kittrie was named the 2006-07 Centennial Professor of the Year at Arizona State University, a university-wide award honoring outstanding teaching inside and outside the classroom. He was also named by Hispanic Outlook on Higher Education as one of the United States’ foremost notable Hispanic professors of international law.