Susan Franck is a Professor of Law at Washington & Lee University focusing on
international economic law and dispute resolution. Professor Franck has authored articles
in the American Journal of International Law, Fordham Law Review, Minnesota Law Review,
Washington University Law Review, Virginia Journal of International Law, and Harvard
Journal of International Law. She also practiced international arbitration at Wilmer Hale
in Washington, DC and Allen & Overy in London. Professor Franck is an elected member
of the American Law Institute, Vice-Chair of the Academic Council of the Institute for
Transnational Arbitration, and former co-chair of the American Society of International
Law’s International Economic Law Interest Group. 

Articles

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Bridging the Divide Between Theory and Practice (with Leah D. Harhay), World Arbitration & Mediation Review (2012)
 

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Rationalizing Cost Awards in Investment Treaty Arbitration, Washington University Law Review (2011)
 

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Through the Looking Glass: Understanding Social Science Norms for International Investment Law (with Calvin P. Garbin and Jenna M. Perkins), Yearbook on International Investment Law & Policy (2011)
 

Books

Book Chapters

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Managing Expectations: Beyond Formal Adjudication, Prospects in International Investment Law and Policy: World Trade Forum (2013)
 

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Considering Recalibration of International Investment Agreements: Empirical Insights, The Evolving International Investment Regime: Expectations, Realities, Options (2011)
 

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Costs in Investment Arbitration, The Role of Precedent (2011)
 

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Reconsidering Dispute Resolution Options in International Investment Agreements, Appeals Mechanisms in International Investment Disputes (2008)
 

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ICSID Institutional Reform: The Evolution of Dispute Resolution and the Role of Structural Safegaurds, International Institutional Reform: Proceedings of the Hague Joint Conference on Contemporary Issues in International Law (2007)
 

Presentations

Upcoming, Trends in Investment Treaty Disputes: Myth, Reality and Cost, Free Trade Agreement Dispute Settlement Proceedings: New Challenges and Opportunities for APEC Economies (2013)
 

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Costs and Uncertainties of Investment Dispute Settlement, British Institute of International and Comparative Law (2013)
 

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Jurisdictional Competition and Bilateral Investment Treaties (with Erin O'Hara O'Conner), University of Illinois College of Law, Larry Ribstein Memorial Symposium (2013)
 

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Law and Economics in International Investment, University of St. Gallen, Law and Economics of international Arbitration (2013)
 
The Costs and Uncertainties of Investment Treaty Arbitration, Presenter, Universität Bern World Trade Insititute (2013)