Teemu Ruskola is an IUC Faculty Member and currently a Professor of Law at Emory University in the United States.
A graduate of Yale Law School, he worked as an associate at the U.S. law firm Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton in New York and Hong Kong in 1995-95. He has been a visiting professor at the Woodrow Wilson School of Public and International Affairs at Princeton University and at Cornell Law School. In 2011-2012, he will be a visiting professor at Georgetown University Law Center.
Professor Ruskola’s scholarship addresses questions of law, history, and theory from multiple perspectives, comparative as well as international, frequently with China as a vantage point. He is the recipient of several awards, including a fellowship at the Institute for Advanced Study in Princeton, N.J.; a Law and Public Affairs Fellowship at Princeton University; and a Charles A. Ryskamp Research Fellowship with the American Council of Learned Societies.
Professor Ruskola is co-editor (with Ugo Mattei and Antonio Gidi) of Schlesinger’s Comparative Law (7th ed., Foundation Press.) He has taught and lectured widely on Chinese law, comparative law and international law in the United States as well as in Europe, Asia, South America and Australia. He is an elected member of the International Academy of Comparative Law as well as a member of the Executive Editorial Board of the American Journal of Comparative Law.