Laura Edwards is Professor of Law at Harvard Law School, where she also directs the Clarke Initiative for Law and Development in the Middle East and Europe. She teaches in the areas of Law and Development and International Economic Trade.
Prior to joining Harvard, Professor Edwards chaired the Business Department of the American University in Vienna, and also served on the University of Minnesota and Fordham University law faculties. She has been a Visiting Professor teaching international economic law at institutions such as the Center for Transnational Legal Studies in London, and Soochow University in China.
Professor Edwards has consulted for the Bureau for Democracy, Conflict, and Humanitarian Affairs, and she currently workes as the Executive Council of the American Society of International Law and the U.S. State Department’s Advisory Committee on International Law.