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Regan, Donald H.

William W. Bishop Jr. Collegiate Professor of Law

343 Hutchins Hall

Donald H. Regan, the William W. Bishop Jr. Collegiate Professor of Law, is also a professor of philosophy at the University of Michigan. He teaches and writes on international trade law, particularly the impact of trade law on national health, safety, and environmental regulation; on moral and political philosophy, with a special interest in the theory of the good; and on constitutional law, concentrating on federalism issues. Professor Regan has been a member of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences since 1998, and has been a Guggenheim Fellow, a fellow at the National Center for the Humanities, and a visiting fellow at All Souls College, Oxford. His book, Utilitarianism and Co-operation, shared the Franklin J. Matchette Prize of the American Philosophical Association for 1979-1980. Professor Regan is a graduate of Harvard and the University of Virginia Law School. He was also a Rhodes Scholar at Oxford University, where he earned a degree in economics, and he has a PhD in philosophy from the University of Michigan. Professor Regan began his academic teaching career at Michigan in 1968. He has visited at the University of California, Berkeley, the University of Virginia, and the University of Zagreb. Currently, he teaches a seminar on the philosophy of free trade in the master's program in Law in a European and Global Context at the Catholic University of Portugal (Lisbon).

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"Regulatory Purpose in GATT Article III, TBT Article 2.1, the Subsidies Agreement, and Elsewhere: Hic et Ubique." In Research Handbook On Environment, Health And The WTO, edited by G. Van Calster and D. Prévost, 41-78. Research Handbooks on the WTO. Cheltenham, U.K.: Edward Elgar Publisher, 2013.

"United States--Certain Measures Affecting Imports of Poultry from China: The Fascinating Case that Wasn't." World Trade Rev. 11, no. 2 (2012): 273-305.
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Participated in a workshop on "Federalism and Secession," with one of the sessions devoted to Prof. Regan's work, at the University of San Diego Law School, September 2012.

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