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Jean Galbraith

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Jean Galbraith

Professor of Law

Jean Galbraith is a scholar of public international law and U.S. foreign relations law. She has published extensively on the separation of U.S. foreign affairs powers and on the design of international treaty regimes.

She received her BA summa cum laude from Harvard University and her JD from Berkeley Law School, where she was the Editor-in-Chief of the California Law Review.

After graduating law school, she clerked for Judge David S. Tatel of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit, for Justice John Paul Stevens of the Supreme Court of the United States, and for Judge Theodor Meron of the International Criminal Tribunal for the former Yugoslavia. She practiced as an associate at Hangley Aronchick Segal & Pudlin, and from 2019-2021 she litigated appellate cases as the Co-Director of Penn Law’s Appellate Advocacy Clinic.

In 2017 and again in 2020, she received the Harvey Levin Memorial Award for Teaching Excellence, which is awarded by vote of the graduating 3L class.