Prof. Jason Yackee
Professor Yackee's research centers on international investment law, international economic relations, foreign arbitration, and administrative law and politics. He teaches Contracts, International Investment Law, International Arbitration, and International Business Transactions.
Professor Yackee graduated summa cum laude and Phi Beta Kappa fromUniversity of Pittsburgh, earned an M.A. and Ph.D. in political science (International Relations) from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, and earned a J.D., summa cum laude and Order of the Coif, from Duke University School of Law where he was an editor for the Duke Law Journal. He has also studied French and European law at L'Universite Pantheon-Assas (Paris-2).
Professor Yackee has published articles in a variety of peer-reviewed social science journals, student-edited law reviews, and edited volumes, including volumes published by the Cambridge and Oxford University Presses. His latest article,"Do Bilateral Investment Treaties Promote Foreign Direct Investment? Some Hints from Alternative Evidence?", is forthcoming in the Virginia Journal of International Law, one of the most influential student-edited law reviews in its field.