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Professor Jacob Cogan Elected to Executive Council of American Society of International Law


Jacob Katz Cogan, the Judge Joseph P. Kinneary Professor of Law, was recently elected a member of the Executive Council of the American Society of International Law. Founded in 1906, the Society, which is headquartered in Washington, DC, is the preeminent international law learned society in the United States. Its nearly 4,000 members from more than 100 nations include attorneys, academics, corporate counsel, judges, representatives of governments and non-governmental organizations, international civil servants, students, and others interested in international law. Professor Cogan recently co-chaired the Society’s 2018 Annual Meeting.

Immediately prior to joining the College of Law in 2006, he served for five years as an attorney-adviser in the Office of the Legal Adviser at the U.S. Department of State. Professor Cogan is an elected member of the American Law Institute and has received both the College’s Goldman Prize for Excellence in Teaching and its Harold C. Schott Scholarship Award.

Date: May 10, 2018