UCL Faculty of Laws


UCL Laws welcomes new Distinguished Visiting Professors

20 April 2018


UCL Faculty of Laws is delighted to welcome three new members of staff as Distinguished Visiting Professors for the second term of this academic year.

Professor Husak has been teaching at Rutgers School of Arts and Sciences since 1977. Professor Husak’s primary research projects are in the intersection of moral philosophy and criminal law, with a special interest in drug policy. 

Professor Steven Schwarcz is the Stanley A. Star Professor of Law & Business at Duke University and Founding Director of Duke’s interdisciplinary Global Capital Markets Center (now renamed the Global Financial Markets Center). His areas of research and scholarship include insolvency and bankruptcy law, international finance, capital markets, systemic risk, corporate governance, and commercial law. Prior to joining the Duke faculty, he was a partner at two of the world’s leading law firms and Visiting Lecturer at Yale Law School.

Professor Andrew Mitchell is Professor at Melbourne Law School, Australian Research Council Future Fellow, Director of the Global Economic Law Network, a member of the Indicative List of Panelists to hear WTO disputes, and a member of the Energy Charter Roster of Panelists. He has previously practised law with Allens Arthur Robinson (now Allens Linklaters) and consults for States, international organisations and the private sector.

Professor Piet Eeckhout, Dean of UCL Laws said:

‘I’m very pleased to welcome our new visiting colleagues to the Faculty. Their contribution further demonstrates our commitment to grow as a world-leading centre for research in law, and to build an outstanding research environment.’