Visiting Professor of Law
Luigi Crema is Professor of International Law at the Law School of the Università degli Studi of Milan and Visiting Professor at the University of Notre Dame Law School (IN, USA). He graduated cum Laude from the Università degli Studi of Milan and holds a PhD in Public International Law from the Universities of Geneva and Milan. He did post-doctoral work as a fellow at the Jean Monnet Center of the New York University School of Law and at the Kellogg Institute for International Studies at the University of Notre Dame. He has numerous publications in the field of international law, including a book on the interpretation of treaties, articles in law reviews, including the European Journal of International Law, and well as several chapters in books. His work has been cited by the International Law Commission of the United Nations (Nolte’s report on subsequent agreements and practice; Woods’ report on customary international law) and the US Court of Appeals for the 2nd Circuit (UN Haiti case), and he has presented his ideas in many venues, including the UN. He has dedicated himself in recent years to a broad project of institution building, helping to establish and implement two new degree programs: an LLM program on Sustainable Development (President of the program) and a PhD on Law, ethics, and economics (member of the Board and of the Executive Board), as well as a website on sustainability (www.sdwatch.eu).