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educator , Lawyer

William P. Alford, American Lawyer, educator. Bar: District of Columbia 1977, United States Court Appeals (District of Columbia circuit) 1978, Supreme Court of the United States Court 1981. O'Melveny & Myers grantee, 1986. Member International Law Institute (advisory board publications since 1985, Kluwer prize newsletter 1985), Phi Delta Phi (honorary).

Background

Alford, William P. was born on May 29, 1948 in Brookline, Massachusetts, United States. Son of Hyman and Rose B. (Glaser) Alford.

Education

Bachelor in American Studies, Amherst College, 1970. Bachelor of Laws, St. John's College, Cambridge University, 1972. Master of Arts in Chinese Studies, Yale University, 1974.

Master of Arts in Chinese History, Yale University, 1975. Juris Doctor, Harvard University, 1977.

Career

Associate Fried, Frank, Harris, Shriver & Jacobson, Washington, 1977-1982. Acting professor law University of California at Los Angeles, 1982-1986, professor, 1986-1990. Henry L. Stimson professor law Harvard Law School, Cambridge, Massachusetts, since 1990, director East Asian legal studies, since 1990, associate dean. graduate program and international legal studies, 2002—2003, vice dean, since 2003.

Adjunct professor Georgetown University Law Center, Washington, 1980-1982. Consultant Ford Foundation, New York City, 1982, International Advisory Board, Washington, since 1986. Member executive committee law Association Asian Studies, since 1983.

Consultant Association American Schools, since 1983. Member legal education committee board directors Exchange with China, New York City. Dispute resolution panelist United States-Canada Free Trade Agreement.

Achievements

  • Bar: District of Columbia 1977, United States Court Appeals (District of Columbia circuit) 1978, Supreme Court of the United States Court 1981.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Contributor articles to professional journals.

Membership

Member International Law Institute (advisory board publications since 1985, Kluwer prize newsletter 1985), Phi Delta Phi (honorary).

Connections

father:
Hyman Alford

mother:
Rose B. (Glaser) Alford