Professor Bravo Nominated to Executive Council of ASIL
Professor Karen Bravo has been nominated to the Executive Council of the American Society of International Law (ASIL). Her term is scheduled to begin during the group's annual meeting April 3-6, 2013 in Washington, D.C.
The council is the governing body for ASIL, which was founded in 1906 and chartered by the United States Congress in 1950. ASIL’s aim is to foster the study of international law and to “promote the establishment and maintenance of international relations on the basis of law and justice,” according to the organization’s website. ASIL has about 4,000 members from nearly 100 countries, and its members include attorneys, academics, corporate lawyers, judges, those who work in government and nongovernmental organizations, international civil servants, students, and others interested in international law.
Professor Bravo is a John S. Grimes Fellow, a Dean’s Fellow, and Associate Dean for International Affairs. She is an expert in the study of human trafficking, and is a well-known international law scholar.