Michael Byers

Professor of Law, 1999-2004

Michael Byers was a member of the Duke Law faculty from 1999 to 2004, teaching courses on international law, international dispute resolution, and international relations. While at Duke Law, he also served as the Director of Canadian Studies. He published widely in his specializations of Canadian foreign policy, climate change, and Artic sovereignty.

Byers earned an A.B. from the University of Saskatchewan (1988), a LL.B. and a B.C. L. from McGill Law (1992), and a Ph.D. from Cambridge University (1996). Prior to his arrival at Duke, he was a research fellow at Oxford University and a visiting fellow at the Max Planck Institute for Comparative Public Law and International Law in Heidelberg, Germany. 


Duke University, School of Law, Bulletin of Duke University School of Law [serial]

Michael Byers Profile, Douglas & McIntyre Publishers, http://www.douglas-mcintyre.com/author/michael-byers[perma.cc/844C-Z7VH] (last viewed March 3, 2015)

Michael Byers Profile, University of British Columbia, http://www.politics.ubc.ca/about-us/faculty-members/bfont-color-blue-full-time-facultyfontb/michael-byers.html[perma.cc/CZD5-CXXM] (last viewed March 3, 2015)

Courses Taught

International Law

International Economic Law

International Politics and International Law (Seminar)

International Dispute Settlement (Seminar)

Use of Force in International Law

European Union Law

Public International Law

Current Issues in International and Comparative Law

International Trade Law

International Peace and Security