Prof. Kristina Daugirdas teaches International Organizations and Environmental Law. Her writing focuses on the relationships between U.S. laws and regulations and negotiating and implementing international agreements and obligations. Her article, published in the Maryland Law Review, evaluated constitutional challenges to legislation and regulations implementing international agreements. It earned an award from the American Constitution Society's 2008 Richard D. Cudahy Writing Competition on Regulatory and Administrative Law.
Before joining the Michigan faculty, Prof. Daugirdas was an attorney-adviser at the U.S. Department of State, where her portfolios included providing guidance on the negotiation and implementation of UN Security Council sanctions and evaluating the appropriateness of amicus participation by the U.S. government in lawsuits with foreign policy implications. Prof. Daugirdas also clerked for Judge Stephen F. Williams of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit. She earned her JD, magna cum laude, from the New York University School of Law, and her BA, with honors, from Brown University.