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About Roger P. Alford

Roger P. Alford teaches and writes in a wide range of subject-matter areas, including international trade, international arbitration, and comparative law. Prof. Alford joined the NDLS faculty in January 2012.

Before entering the legal academy professor Alford served as a law clerk to Judge James Buckley of the United States Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit, and Judge Richard Allison of the Iran-United States Claims Tribunal in The Hague, Netherlands. He practiced law with Hogan & Hartson in Washington, D.C., and was also a senior legal advisor to the Claims Resolution Tribunal for Dormant Activities in Switzerland.

In addition to publishing widely in leading law reviews and journals, Prof. Alford contributes regularly to the international-law blog, Opinio Juris and is editor of Kluwer Arbitration Blog.


Present Professor of Law, Notre Dame Law School
Present Associate Dean for International and Graduate Programs, Notre Dame Law School

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1992 Masters of Law, Edinburgh University
1991 Juris Doctor, New York University
1988 Master of Divinity, Southern Seminary
1985 Bachelor of Arts, Baylor University

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Office: 3118 Eck Hall of Law
Phone: 574.631.3771


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