Before joining Loyola University Chicago School of Law, he was the Associate Dean for Research and Scholarship and the Governor George E. Pataki Professor of International Commercial Law at Albany Law School. His research and expertise is in the areas of public international law, international economic law, international trade law, law and development as well as on issues of good governance and legal reform as they relate to the third world and sub-Saharan Africa in particular. Professor Gathii is an Independent Expert of the Working Group on Extractive Industries, Environment, and Human Rights Violations in Africa formed by the African Commission on Human and Peoples’ Rights. He is a founding member of the Third World Approaches to International Law network. He serves as co-chair of the African Interest Group of the American Society of International Law, and is a member of two International Law Association Study Committees: The Study Group on the Meaning of War and the Study Group on the Principles on the Engagement of Domestic Courts in the Application of International Law. He is on the Global Faculty of the Trade Policy Training Institute (TRAPCA) in Arusha, Tanzania. Professor Gathii has published over sixty articles and book chapters, including in the some of the leading journals in his field such as the Harvard, American and European Journals of International Law. Degrees LL.B. (Hons) University of Nairobi, Kenya SJD (Phd) Harvard Law School Kenya School of Law (Diploma in the Practice of Law – Admitted as an Advocate of the High Court of Kenya) Program Areas International Trade Law International Law Seminar International Organizations International Business Transactions
Incorporating the Third Party Beneficiary Principle in Natural Resource Contracts, Georgia Journal of International & Comparative Law (2014)
Mission Creep or a Search for Relevance: The East African Court of Justice’s Human Rights Strategy, Duke Journal of Comparative & International Law (2013)
Curtailing Ecosystem Exportation: Ecosystem Services As a Basis to Reconsider the Merits of Export-Driven Agriculture in Economies Highly Dependent on Agricultural Exports (with Keith H. Hirokawa), Virginia Environmental Law Journal (2012)
ABSTRACT Functioning ecosystems play a critical role in providing goods and services needed to sustain...