2016 Institute Faculty

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Rashid Bahar

Johannes Folger

Gloria Gaggioli (Ph.D., University of Geneva; LL.M., University Centre for International Humanitarian Law).  Ms. Gaggioli is Assistant Professor and Grantholder of Excellence at the University of Geneva (Law Faculty). Until summer 2014, she served as Legal Adviser within the ICRC’s Legal Division in Geneva. Previously, she worked as Visiting Professor at the Catholic University of Lille (France), External Lecturer at the Copenhagen University (Denmark) and researcher/teaching assistant at the Geneva Academy of International Humanitarian Law and Human Rights as well as at the University of Geneva. She is the author of the ICRC Report on the Use of Force in Armed Conflicts: Interplay between the Conduct of Hostilities and Law Enforcement Paradigms (2013). She wrote her PhD thesis on the Mutual Influence between Human Rights and Humanitarian Law in the Light of the Example of the Right to Life (summa cum laude, Pedone 2013). She has also written several articles in the field of international humanitarian law, human rights law and international criminal law and edited with Professor Robert Kolb the Research Handbook on Human Rights and Humanitarian Law (Edward Elgar Publishing 2013).

Tarcisio Gazzini

Mitu Gulati

Kimberly Krawiec

Makane Mbengue

Thomas Metzloff

Richard Schmalbeck (B.A., J.D., University of Chicago).  Mr. Schmalbeck is a member of the faculty of Duke Law School, where he specializes in federal taxation.  He is also of counsel to a law firm in Washington, D.C.  He has taught at the law schools of the University of Michigan and Northwestern University, and has served as the dean of the University of Illinois College of Law.  Mr. Schmalbeck’s recent publications have primarily related to tax-exempt organizations, and international tax and estate planning.  He serves as Co-Director of the Duke-Geneva Institute.

Scott Silliman (B.A., J.D., University of North Carolina).  Mr. Silliman is a Professor Emeritus of the Practice of Law at Duke Law School, as well as a federal appellate judge on the United States Court of Military Commission Review.  In addition, he was the Executive Director of Duke's Center on Law, Ethics and National Security from its inception in 1993 until July 2011, and now serves as its Director Emeritus.  He served for 25 years as an Air Force judge advocate, retiring in the grade of colonel just prior to taking his position with the Center in 1993.  As the senior attorney for Tactical Air Command during the Persian Gulf War, and later as Air Combat Command's senior attorney, he has extensive experience in operational law.  He is widely sought throughout the United States as a guest lecturer on the Law of War, and is a frequent commentator on CNN, National Public Radio and other national and international radio and television news programs on issues involving military law and national security.

Louise Teitz

"I want to thank Duke Law School and the University of Geneva Law Faculty for this great opportunity. The Duke-Geneva Institute was even better than I imagined. I learned so much and the faculty and students made it a truly unique experience."

—Magda Morales, participant from Costa Rica