Barry Hart Dubner
Professor of Law

Barry Hart Dubner


(517) 896-3594


BA, Hunter College
JD, New York Law School
LL.M., University of Miami
LL.M., New York University
JSD, New York University


Professor Barry Dubner has been associated with legal education for nearly 38 years. He has taught at various universities in the United States and Australia. He has written extensively in the areas of international and environmental law as related to public international law of the sea, where his specialization concerns sea piracy/terrorism and mid-ocean archipelagoes and jurisdictional problems related thereto. He has served as Chairman of the ABA Public International Law Section, Committee on Law of the Sea; and as a Special Consultant to the United Nations, who requested that he review and set up a 200-mile limit for the Republic of Seychelles. He has also lectured in Russia (and the former USSR) many times and delivered papers throughout the world. He has served as an Arbitrator 10 times for The Willem C. Vis International Commercial Arbitration moot court competition, which is held annually in Vienna. In addition, he was invited to participate and make a presentation concerning Somali Piracy and how to combat it at a Harvard University Kennedy School think tank in December 2009. He teaches in the areas of International Law, Environmental Law, Commercial Law and Contracts. He states that (after his wife and family) his first love is teaching and working with students and faculty so that Barry School of Law will become one of the finest institutions of learning in the world.


Professor Dubner ’s publications can be found on the Social Science Research Network.