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Program Faculty

2016 Faculty

carlarne_cinnamon[1]Cinnamon Carlarne
Professor of Law at The Ohio State University Moritz College of Law

Professor Cinnamon Carlarne is a leading expert in environmental law and climate change law and policy. Prior to joining the Moritz faculty, she was an assistant professor at the University of South Carolina School of Law. From 2006-08, Professor Carlarne was the Harold Woods Research Fellow in Environmental Law at Wadham College, Oxford, where she was a member of the law faculty and the Centre for Socio-Legal Studies. She previously taught at the University of Cincinnati Center for Environmental Studies. Prior to that, she was an associate attorney in the Energy, Land Use, and Environment section at Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld in Washington, D.C.

Professor Carlarne’s scholarship focuses on the evolution of system of domestic and international environmental governance and includes a book on comparative climate change law and policy with Oxford University Press; a series of journal articles and book chapters exploring questions of domestic and international environmental law; and a forthcoming textbook on seas, society, and human well-being. She is on the editorial board for the Climate Law journal (IOS Press) and the newly established Transnational Environmental Law journal, launched by Cambridge University Press in 2012.

Professor Carlarne earned her law degree from the University of California at Berkeley. She also holds a B.C.L. and a master’s degree in environmental change and management from the University of Oxford.

rose.933[1]Paul Rose
Frank E. and Virginia H. Bazler Designated Professor in Business Law; Director, Law, Finance & Governance @ Ohio State

Professor Paul Rose has written extensively on sovereign wealth funds, corporate governance, and securities regulation, and he has consulted with and provided testimony on these topics to numerous regulators and other agencies, including the U.S. Senate Committee on Banking, Housing and Urban Affairs; the U.S. Securities & Exchange Commission; the Government Accountability Office; and the Congressional Research Service. He is an affiliate with the Sovereign Wealth Fund Initiative, a research project at The Fletcher School at Tufts University, and is a non-resident fellow of the ESADEgeo-Center for Global Economy and Geopolitics.  He blogs on issues relating to his research at https://statecapitalist.wordpress.com/.

Prior to joining the faculty at The Ohio State University Moritz College of Law, Professor Rose was a visiting assistant professor in securities and finance at Northwestern University School of Law. Before joining Northwestern, Rose practiced law in the corporate and securities practice group of Covington & Burling LLP’s San Francisco office. He worked as an assistant trader in equity and emerging market derivatives at Citibank, N.A. in New York prior to attending law school.


Keith HawkinsKeith Hawkins
Professor Emeritus of Law and Society, University of Oxford, Fellow and Tutor in Law, Oriel College, University of Oxford; Former Deputy Director, Centre For Socio-Legal Studies, University of Oxford. Author: Environment and Enforcement: Law as Last Resort

Keith Hawkins is the Professor Emeritus of Law and Society at the University of Oxford, fellow and tutor in law at the university’s Oriel College, and the former deputy director for the university’s Centre for Socio-Legal Studies. His research interests are in the sociology of legal processes and are concerned with legal decision-making and the workings of governmental regulation in the areas of environmental control and occupational health and safety regulations

Christopher J. WhelanDr. Christopher J. Whelan
Oxford Law Faculty Member; Associate Director, International Law Programmes, University of Oxford; Visiting Professor, Washington & Lee Law School, Author: Creative Accounting and the Cross-Eyed Javelin Thrower; Legal Systems and Social Systems; Military Intervention in Democratic Societies; Small Claims Courts: A Comparative Study.

Christopher J. Whelan is an Oxford Law faculty member and associate director of the International Law Programmes at the University of Oxford. He is the author of Creative Accounting and the Cross-Eyed Javelin Thrower, Legal Systems and Social Systems, Military Intervention in Democratic Societies, and Small Claims Courts: A Comparative Study.