Brian Havel

Brian F. Havel is Distinguished Research Professor of Law, Director of the International & Comparative Law Program, and Director of the International Aviation Law Institute. From 2011 through 2013, Professor Havel is the Keeley Visiting Fellow at the University of Oxford, Wadham College. Professor Havel holds master’s degrees in law from University College Dublin and Columbia University Law School, as well as a master’s degree in languages and linguistics from Trinity College Dublin and a doctoral degree in international and comparative law from Columbia.

He is editor in chief of the College of Law’s Issues in Aviation Law & Policy and is a member of the panel of contributing advisors to Kluwer Law’s Air and Space Law. He is a past chair of the Global Transport and Tourism Governors Meeting at the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland, a continuing member of the Forum’s Aviation, Travel, and Tourism Council, and has addressed air transport conferences and symposia throughout the world. He was elected to the board of the European Air Law Association in 2005 and to the external board of governors at the International Institute of Air and Space Law at Leiden in 2007. He also was the Fulbright Visiting Professor of Comparative Law and Legal Pluralism for 2007-2008 at McGill University’s Institute of Air and Space Law.


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Airneth columns

Brian Havel   04.05.2009 The politics of change: prospects for the second stage of U.S./EC Air Services negotiations

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