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About Janie A Chuang

Janie Chuang is an Associate Professor of Law at American University Washington College of Law. Professor Chuang teaches courses in international law, human trafficking, international commercial arbitration, and gender and labor migration. In her scholarship, Professor Chuang specializes in issues relating to gender and labor migration, specifically, trafficking in women. As an advisor on trafficking issues for the UN Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights, Professor Chuang participated in the drafting of the UN Trafficking Protocol to the UN Convention on Transnational Organised Crime, advocating for the inclusion of human rights protections for trafficked persons. Prior to joining WCL in 2004, Professor Chuang practiced with the law firm of Cleary, Gottlieb, Steen & Hamilton, representing foreign governments in international litigation/arbitration and pro bono clients in asylum and human rights cases. Professor Chuang is the U.S. Member of the International Law Association’s Feminism and International Law Committee. Professor Chuang has served on the Executive Council of the American Society of International Law, and as a Fellow of the Open Society Foundations. Prior to joining AUWCL, Chuang practiced with the law firm of Cleary, Gottlieb, Steen & Hamilton, representing foreign governments in international litigation/arbitration and pro bono clients in asylum and human rights cases. Before her time at Cleary Gottlieb, Chuang worked as an adviser to the U.N. Special Rapporteur on Violence against Women and the U.N. Compensation Commission.

Positions

Present Associate Professor of Law, American University Washington College of Law
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Courses

  • LAW-660-002 International Law (Spring)
  • LAW-660-002 International Law (Fall)
  • LAW-775-001 Labor Migration in the Global Economy (Spring)
  • LAW-927-001 Int'l Trafficking in Persons (Fall)

Education

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1998 J.D., Harvard Law School
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1995 B.A., Yale University
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Contact Information

American University Washington College of Law
4300 Nebraska Avenue, NW
Room Y212
Washington, D.C. 20016
(202) 274-4306

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