Peer Zumbansen, Germany
"Having spent the fall 2013 semester at Michigan Law, I truly enjoyed the lively scholarly discussions during faculty seminars and even in the hallways. And, I am grateful for the wonderful opportunities the Center for International and Comparative Law has created for the visiting researchers and doctoral candidates."
Research Focus: To complete Transnational Law: Actors, Norms, Processes, a casebook, and to launch a book project on the legal theory of global governance.
About Zumbansen: He is a full professor of law at Osgoode Hall Law School in Toronto and holder of the Canada Research Chair in Transnational Economic Governance and Legal Theory. The founding director of the Critical Research Laboratory in Law & Society, Zumbansen has held visiting professorships at Yale Law School, University of St. Gallen, University of Deusto, University of Bremen, University of Lucerne, Pontificia Universidad Javeriana, University College Dublin School of Law, Melbourne Law School, International Institute for the Sociology of Law, and University of Idaho College of Law. Widely published, Zumbansen is the cofounder and coeditor-in-chief of the German Law Journal, editor-in-chief of the quarterly, refereed journal, Transnational Legal Theory, and author of numerous edited collections. His research focuses on corporate law, private law theory, comparative and transnational law, European private law, and legal education. Zumbansen received a licence en droit from the Université de Paris X Nanterre, an LLM from Harvard Law School, and a State Exam in Law, PhD, and postdoctoral Habilitation in Law from the University of Frankfurt.
Visitor during the 2013-2014 academic year.