Foreign Faculty

Professor Stephen Barnes

Global Professor

Professor Stephen G Barnes, Assistant Dean of Graduate and International Programs, Penn State Law, Pennsylvania University, USA oversees LLM and S J D admissions. Before his appointment, he lived for eight years in China where he was a visiting law professor at the China University of Political Science and Law in Beijing and also served as Penn State Law China Programs Director. He is proficient in French, Chinese, and Swedish, and is energized by the cultural diversity that talented international students bring to Penn State Law. Education: JD, University of Oregon; MBA, The George Washington University; BA, Brigham Young University.

Judge Mel Flanagan

Adjunct Professor

Judge Mel Flanagan is Former Circuit Judge in USA and Adjunct Professor, University of Sarajevo. First appointed to the bench in 1993 by then Governor Tommy Thompson, Flanagan was re-elected in 2012 for a six year term. Judge Flanagan served until her resignation in January 2016 to serve as a Fulbright scholar.

Professor John Winterdyk

Adjunct Professor

John Winterdyk is specialised in the areas of youth justice, human trafficking (in Canada and internationally), comparative criminal justice and crime prevention, among other research interests. Dr Winterdyk is a full professor in the Department of Economics, Justice, and Policy Studies and founding Director of the Centre for Criminology and Justice Research (CCJR) at Mount Royal University in Calgary (AB). He has held various adjunct/visiting professorships in Canada, India, and Namibia, served as a visiting professor at the Max Planck Institute in Germany, as well as carried out research into local beliefs about violence and honour in Sub-Saharan Africa and in India and led multiple criminology/criminal justice study tours to Europe and most recently to China. John has authored/edited some 35 academic books and co-authored dozens of articles in a wide array of distinguished journals. He is the current Book Review Editor for the “Journal of Human Trafficking” and the “Canadian Journal of Criminology and Criminal Justice’. In 2019 he was awarded the “Outstanding Scholar Award” by the Faculty of Arts at his university and he received the “Public Education Award” from the Canadian Criminal Justice Association, and he has just been nominated for the “Research and Scholarship Excellent Award” at his university.

Professor Ricky Lee

Adjunct Professor

Professor Ricky Lee is Professor of Law, The University of Notre Dame, Sydney, Australia. He is also senior research fellow with Jesus College, Cambridge. He has done supervision of Doctoral, Masters, and Graduate research candidates. He is also a Member of the School of Law’s Board of Examiners. He has participated in curriculum design and course planning for proposed international LLM program with universities in France and the United Kingdom. He specialises in corporate and commercial law, commercial litigation, international disputes, insolvency law, taxation law, international trade law, mergers and acquisitions, and trade practices.

Professor Adam Dubin

Adjunct Professor

Professor Adam D Dubin is an Assistant Professor of Law at Universidad Pontificia Comillas in Madrid, Spain, where he teaches subjects related to human rights and is the Director of an LLM program in International and European Business Law. He is also an Adjunct Professor of Development Studies and Human Rights at New York University (Madrid). Dr Dubin has served as a Visiting Professor of Comparative Human Rights Law at National University of West Bengal (Kolkata), the University of Strasbourg, France, the University of International Business and Economics in Beijing, China and Catholic University of Porto (Portugal). Dr Dubin’s scholarship focuses on human rights in the region of Sub Saharan Africa.