Prof. Jennifer Hillman
Jennifer Hillman is a professor at the Georgetown University Law Center, a co-director of Georgetown’s Center on Inclusive Trade and Development, and a senior fellow at the Council on Foreign Relations. Her work has focused on the rules-based trading system and its implications for everything from climate change to Brexit, to China’s Belt and Road Initiative, to critically needed reforms at the World Trade Organization (WTO). She previously served on the WTO's Appellate Body, completing her term in 2012. She has also served as a commissioner at the U.S. International Trade Commission and as both general counsel and chief textiles negotiator (with the rank of Ambassador) at the Office of the United States Trade Representative. She previously served as legislative director for United States Senator Terry Sanford of North Carolina. Hillman received a bachelor’s degree, magna cum laude and Phi Beta Kappa and a masters of education from Duke University, and a law degree from Harvard Law School.
Event: Policies for Sustainable Innovation: Between Protectionism and Climate Action (October 29)