Robert C. Hockett

Prof. Robert C. Hockett

Professor of Law, Cornell University Law School

Robert C. Hockett joined the Cornell Law School faculty in 2004. His principal research and teaching interests lie in the fields of organizational and financial law and economics, particularly as these bear upon and are borne upon by economic "globalization" and distributive justice concerns. Prior to entering full-time academe he worked for the International Monetary Fund and clerked for the Hon. Deanell Reece Tacha, then Circuit Judge, now Chief Judge of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 10th Circuit. While a graduate student and as a judicial clerk he taught respectively at Yale, Harvard, the University of Connecticut, and the University of Kansas.

  • B.A., J.D., University of Kansas
  • M.A., Oxford University
  • LL.M., J.S.D., Yale Law School


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