Distinguished Professor of Law
B.A., University of Colorado
J.D., University of California, Berkeley
Dr. iur., University of Cologne, Germany
Monday and Wednesday from 3 p.m. to 5 p.m. and by appointment.
Stephen C. McCaffrey is a Distinguished Professor of Law. One of the world’s foremost authorities on international water law, he served as special rapporteur for the commission’s draft articles on the law of the non-navigational uses of international watercourses, which formed the basis of the 1997 U.N. Convention on the subject. Professor McCaffrey was Counselor on International Law in the State Department in 1984-85 and represents countries in disputes before the International Court of Justice and other fora. He also advises the Palestinians in connection with the Permanent Status talks with Israel and is Legal Adviser to the Nile River Basin Negotiation Committee.
Courses: Conflict of Laws, Public International Law, International Water Resources Law Seminar, International Environmental Law, Transnational Litigation