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Mark R. Shulman
(Introduction to the American Legal System, Introduction to U.S. Legal Research, Analysis and Writing, and National Security Law)
Assistant Dean for Graduate Programs and International Affairs and
Adjunct Professor of Law
Mark R. Shulman (biographical sketch) joined Pace Law School in September 2004. He is currently the Assistant Dean for Graduate Programs and International Affairs. In this capacity, he administers the graduate LL.M. degree programs in Comparative Legal Studies and Environmental Law and the SJD in Environmental Law – including graduate admissions, advising and teaching. Dean Shulman also directs the Visiting Scholars Program and Pace Law School’s international affairs.
Dr. Shulman received his BA from Yale University, a master’s degree in history from Oxford University, a PhD in history from the University of California, Berkeley, and a JD from Columbia University, where he was a three-time Stone Scholar and editor-in-chief of the Columbia Journal of Transnational Law. In addition to having practiced law at Debevoise & Plimpton in New York City, Dr. Shulman has served on the faculties of Yale University, Columbia University’s Law School and its School of International and Public Affairs, the U.S. Air War College and Sarah Lawrence College.
Imperial Presidency and the Consequences of 9/11: Lawyers Respond to the Global War on Terrorism, editor with James R. Silkenat (Praeger Security International, 2007).
An Admiral’s Yarn: The Autobiography of Harris Laning, edited in conjunction with the Naval War College Press editorial staff and wrote introduction (Naval War College Press, Historical Monographs Series, No. 14, 1999).
Navalism and the Emergence of American Sea Power, 1882-1893 (Naval Institute Press, 1995).
The Laws of War: Constraints on Warfare in the Western World, edited with Sir Michael Howard and George Andreopoulos (Yale University Press, 1994).
Selected Articles and Reports:
“Lead Me, Follow Me, Or Get Out of My Way: Rethinking and Refining the Civil-Military Relationship,” Army War College, Strategic Studies Institute Monograph (2012).
“Support And Defend: Civil-Military Relations In The Age Of Obama,” Fordham International Law Journal (2012).
“Making Progress: How Eric Bergsten and the Vis Moot Advance the Enterprise of Universal Peace,” book chapter in S. Kröll, L.A Mistelis, P. Perales Viscasillas and V. Rogers. eds. International Arbitration and International Commercial Law: Synergy, Convergence and Evolution – Liber Amicorum Eric Bergsten (Wolters Kluwer, 2011); and revised version in 14 Pace International Law Review (Winter 2012).
“China’s Implementation of the UN Sales Convention,” with Lachmi Singh, Columbia Journal of Transnational Law (2010). Chinese language version, translated by Wanlu Wang, in Journal of the China University of Political Science and Law (Beijing) (Jan. 2011).
“Report of the Mission to China of The Association of the Bar of the City of New York, December 6 to 17, 2009” Council on International Affairs (principal author with Jerome Cohen, Scott Greathead, and Elisabeth Wickeri), published by the New York City Bar (May 2010) and reprinted in Columbia Journal of Transnational Law (Spring 2010).
“Truth In Consequences: The Legal Architecture of the ‘War On Terror’“ American Journal of International Law (2009).
“The ‘War On Terror’ Is Over – Now What? Restoring the Four Freedoms as a Foundation for Peace and Security,” Journal of National Security Law and Policy (2009).
“Lawyers, Traders and the Rule of Law,” Wuhan University International Law Review (2009).
“National Security Courts: Star Chamber or Specialized Justice?,” ILSA Journal of International and Comparative Law (2009).
“Scholars’ Statement of Principles for the New President on U.S. Detention Policy: An Agenda for Change” signatory with 24 other academics, offered in testimony for Restoring the Rule of Law: Hearing Before the Subcomm. on the Constitution of the H. Comm. on the Judiciary, 110th Cong. (Sept. 16, 2008) and reprinted in the Columbia Journal of Transnational Law (Winter 2009).
“The Four Freedoms: Good Neighbors Make Good Law and Good Policy in a Time of Insecurity,” Fordham Law Review (2008).
“Contingency in Biophysical Research“ with Robert G. Shulman, chapter in Contingency in the Study of Politics. New York University Press (2007).
“Exile or Opportunity? The Benefits of Mastering US Law“ chapter in Globalização Econômica, Meio Ambiente E Sociedade Civil / Economic Globalization, The Environment And Civil Society Claudia Lima Marques, ed., (Federal Univ. Rio Grande do Sul, 2006).
“Public Health and The Law: Responding to Terrorism and Other Public Health Emergencies in New York,” symposium report (2006).
“The Proliferation Security Initiative and the Evolution of the Law on the Use of Force,” Houston Journal of International Law (2006).
“The Proliferation Security Initiative as a New Paradigm for Peace and Security,” Army War College, Security Studies Institute Monograph (2006).
“The Legality and Constitutionality of the President’s Authority to Initiate an Invasion of Iraq: A Report of the Committee of International Security Affairs of the Association of the Bar of the City of New York,” (principal author with Lawrence J. Lee) Columbia Journal of Transnational Law (2002).
“The Progressive Era Origins of the National Security Act,” (Dickinson) Penn State Law Review (2000).
Note, “Discrimination in the Laws of Information Warfare,” Columbia Journal of Transnational Law (1999).