Tom Temprosa is an S.J.D. candidate at the University of Michigan Law School. He is the Articles Editor of the Michigan Journal of International Law. He completed his LL.M. degree in 2017 as the DeWitt Fellow of the Law School. During his LL.M. year, he was awarded The Jon Henry Kouba Prize for Best Student Paper (International Peace and Security Winner) and a Certificate of Merit for Impact of Human Rights on International Law under Professor Bruno Simma. He was also a Salzburg Cutler Fellow, representing the law school in an international law global seminar. In the same year, he got the S. James Anaya Award for Excellence in International Legal Scholarship.
Fields of Academic InterestInternational law, human rights, forced migration and refugee law, statelessness, humanitarian law, rule of law, and election and administrative law.Dissertation ProjectTom Temprosa aims to develop a framework to address the problem of standards of proof in the investigations of UN commissions of inquiry and fact-finding missions with Prof. Steven R. Ratner, who has extensive experience with UN fact-finding missions, as adviser.Doctoral Committee
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