Professor of Law and International Affairs, Jindal Global University, India
Visiting Senior Fellow, Liu Institute for Asian Studies, Notre Dame University
Monday, November 20, 2017
Furman Hall Room 310
245 Sullivan Street
New York, NY 10012
Michael C. Davis, the Professor of Law and International Affairs at India’s Jindal Global University and a Visiting Senior Fellow at the Liu Institute for Asian Studies at Notre Dame University, has just completed the 2016-2017 Reagan-Fascell Democracy Fellowship at the National Endowment for Democracy, where his research related to “resistance movements and constitutionalism in emerging democracies in Asia.” A Professor of Law at the University of Hong Kong until late 2016, he has held distinguished endowed visiting professorships at Northwestern University (2005-6), Notre Dame University (2004-5) and at Case Western Reserve University (2000), as well as the Schell Senior Fellowship in Human Rights at Yale Law School (1994-5). His books include Constitutional Confrontation in Hong Kong (Author, 1990), Human Rights and Chinese Values (Editor, 1995), and International Intervention in the Post-Cold War World (Editor, 2004). His articles have appeared in leading scholarly journals in law and politics. As a public intellectual he has contributed commentary to such newspapers as the New York Times and the South China Morning Post, for which Amnesty International and the Hong Kong Foreign Correspondence Club awarded him the 2014 Human Rights Press Award for commentary.