Alexander K. A. Greenawalt

  • Professor of Law
Preston Hall 212
By appointment
Assistant: Jennifer Chin
Preston Hall 201-207
(914) 422-4263


AB, Princeton University
MA, Yale University
JD, Columbia Law School

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Alexander K. A. Greenawalt joined the Pace faculty in 2006 from the firm of Debevoise & Plimpton LLP where his practice focused on international disputes. He was a teaching fellow at Columbia Law School in 2005 and was previously a clerk for the Honorable Stephen F. Williams of the United States Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit.  Professor Greenawalt is a graduate of Columbia Law School, where he was a James Kent Scholar and Articles Editor of the Columbia Law Review.

Professor Greenawalt’s research focuses on criminal law, international law, and the laws of war.  His article, “Foreign Assistance Complicity,” received Pace’s 2016 Goettel Prize for Faculty Scholarship, which is awarded based on blind review by a panel of external peer reviewers. Professor Greenawalt was the 2017 recipient of the Law School's Richard Ottinger Faculty Achievement Award. He has taught Constitutional Law, Criminal Law, International Law, Administrative Law, International Criminal Law, United States Foreign Relations Law, and National Security Law.

Professor Greenawalt was a Visiting Professor at Columbia Law School during the Spring 2017 semester, and has also been a Visiting Professor at St. John’s Law School.

In his free time, Professor Greenawalt serves as the bass guitarist for Pace’s student-faculty rock band, The Recess Appointments.