Chiara Giorgetti


Professor Chiara Giorgetti serves as the Faculty Director of the School of Law's LL.M. Program and teaches and writes in the areas of public international law, international arbitration, international dispute resolution, and state failure and fragility. She has authored over a dozen publications on these topics, including a monograph and three edited books. Her scholarship appeared in the American Journal of International Law, the Colombia Journal of Transnational Law and the University of Pennsylvania Journal of International Law. Professor Giorgetti is a member of the Executive Council and Executive Committee of the American Society of International Law. She is the co-Director of Studies of the American Branch of the International Law Association, a member of the board of the International Law Students Association, and a Vice-Chair of the Academic Council of the Institute for Transnational Arbitration. Prior to joining the Richmond Law faculty in 2012, Professor Giorgetti practiced international arbitration in Washington, D.C., and Geneva, Switzerland, and worked extensively with the United Nations in New York and Somalia. Professor Giorgetti clerked at the International Court of Justice in The Hague.

Recently Published

Independence and Impartiality of Arbitrators in Investor-State Arbitration: Perceived Problems and Possible Solutions

Editors' Note:  This is the latest post in our ongoing series of posts (see introduction here, first post on costs here, second post on duration of proceedings here, third post on the diversity deficit in investment arbitration here) from individual members of the Academic Forum of the UNCITRAL…

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