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Ph.D./M Phil, International Relations, Cambridge University

J.D., University of Virginia


International Relations


International Political Economy; International Trade and Human Rights

Klint W. Alexander

Senior Lecturer

Alexander, an attorney and U.K. solicitor, concentrates his research in the areas of international trade and human rights, dispute resolution, intergovernmental organizations, and global higher education law. For the past decade, Dr. Alexander has counseled multinational corporations, universities and nonprofit institutions on legal and commercial matters in federal and state court and before various governing bodies, including NAFTA, the London Court of International Arbitration, the American Arbitration Association, and the International Chamber of Commerce. He is co-author of the forthcoming book entitled "Higher Education Law: Policy and Perspectives" by Routledge and a recent journal article entitled "Obama's First Trade War: The US-Mexico Cross-Border Trucking Dispute and the Implications of Strategic Cross-Sector Retaliation on U.S. Compliance under NAFTA" by the Berkeley Journal of International Law. He teaches International Political Economy and International Law & Organizations in the Department of Political Science and International Trade Law at Vanderbilt Law School.



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