Celebrating 125 Years

Faculty & Adjuncts

Frederick K. Cox International Law Center


Our international law program makes global experiences possible for every student. Our students work on real international law issues for real clients, ranging from assisting asylum seekers to suppressing global corruption, from combatting maritime piracy to prosecuting war crimes.


Michael Scharf, Dean and Director of Cox Center

Michael Benza

Juscelino Colares

Avidan Cover

Shannon French

Peter Gerhart

Jonathan Gordon

Richard Gordon

Brian Gran

Maureen Guirgis (Kenny)

Sharona Hoffman

Lewis Katz

Kenneth Ledford

Judith Lipton

Kathryn Mercer

Dale A. Nance

Craig A. Nard

Cassandra Robertson

Robert Strassfeld

Jack Turner

Timothy Webster

Adjunct Faculty:

Stephen Anway
Partner & Co-Head of Investment Arbitration, Squire Patton Boggs

Melanie GiaMaria
Melanie GiaMaria Law, LLC

James Hagy
Founder and Director, The Rooftops Project

James Johnson
Co-Director Henry King War Crimes Research Office

Steve Lynch
Legal Assistance Attorney, U.S. Coast Guard

Greg Noone, PhD
Director Fairmont State University National Security and Intelligence Program
Associate Professor Political Science and Law

Ted Parran III
Assistant Prosecuting Attorney, Cuyahoga County Prosecutor's Office

Steve Petras
Partner, Baket Hostetler

Dalindyebo Shabalala
Assistant Professor, University of Dayton Law School

Michael Sharon
Co-Founder Sharon Kalnoki, LLC

Margaret Wong
Founder & Managing Partner, Wong & Associates

Andrew Zashin
Partner, Zashin & Rich

Get the latest news from CWRU Law directly to your inbox