Justin Desautels-Stein joined the University of Colorado Law School faculty in 2009. He teaches Property, International Law, Conflict of Laws, Legal Theory, and the History of American Legal Thought. His scholarship concentrates on the jurisprudential intersections of legal pragmatism and liberal legalism, with a focus on political economy, race, and global law. Prior to joining CU, Professor Desautels-Stein practiced for three years in the Antitrust and Competition Group at Latham & Watkins in Washington, DC, served in the Codification Division of the United Nations Office of Legal Affairs, and worked as a consultant to the Afghanistan Constitutional Commission. During his graduate education, Professor Desautels-Stein was awarded a fellowship with a South African development organization, and taught a course on the U.S. Civil Rights Movement at Changzhou College in China. Professor Desautels-Stein holds graduate degrees from Harvard Law School, The Fletcher School at Tufts University, and the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.