IJA International Judicial Academy

Director Detail

Professor Catherine A. Rogers


Professor of Law, Dickinson College of Law, Pennsylvania State University

Professor Rogers is a scholar of international arbitration and professional ethics. Her scholarship focuses on the convergence of the public and private in international adjudication, and on the concept of the attorney as a global actor. Professor Rogers has taught, lectured and published extensively on these topics around the world, including as an invited participant at two Stanford-Yale Junior Faculty Fora. She is an Associate Reporter for the American Law Institute's new Restatement of the Law (Third) of International Commercial Arbitration.

Professor Rogers has served as a member of the American Society of International Law Task Force on Global Legal Ethics, as a member of the International Bar Association's Task Force on Ethics in International Arbitration, as an expert consultant to ARIAS-US in developing standards and training materials for reinsurance arbitrators, and as a peer reviewer for several foreign and international law reviews.

She is a member of the CPR International Institute for Conflict Prevention and Resolution, a member of the Academic Council for the Institute of Transnational Arbitration, an associate editor for Transnational Dispute Management Journal, and a legal expert on the selection and regulation of international investment arbitrators for the 16th Freedom of Investment Roundtable for the OECD.

Professor Rogers has an LL.M. degree from Yale University, a J.D. degree from the University of California, Hastings College of the Law, and a?B.A. degree from the University of California, Berkeley. Before entering academia, Professor Rogers practiced international litigation and arbitration in New York, Hong Kong, and San Francisco. Professor Rogers was formerly on the law faculties of Università Commerciale Luigi Bocconi in Milan, Italy, and Louisiana State University Law Center.

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