Teemu Ruskola

Jonas Robitscher Professor of Law, Emory University
Event Speakers (Fall 2019)

Teemu Ruskola is the Jonas Robitscher Professor of Law as well as an affiliated faculty member in East Asian Studies, the Department of History, and Women's, Gender and Sexuality Studies at Emory University. He is also affiliated with the University of Helsinki’s Center for Chinese Law and Legal Culture. Ruskola’s researches and publishes on Chinese law, comparative law, law and sexuality, and international law. He has been a visiting professor at many institutions, most recently Georgetown University Law Center, and has held fellowships including the Helsinki Collegium for Advanced Studies and the Institute for Advanced Studies in Princeton. Ruskola has published numerous articles and book chapters. His monograph,  Legal Orientalism: China, the United States, and Modern Law (2013), was selected by the Association of American Law Schools for its Distinguished Book Award. His new book project is titled, “China, For Example: China and the Making of Modern International Law.” Ruskola holds a JD from Yale Law School and an MA and AB in East Asian Studies from Stanford University.