Academic Staff

Professor Roda Mushkat

Honorary Professor
Advocate (Israel Bar)

Bachelor of Laws (LL.B), 1968, The Hebrew University of Jerusalem
Post Graduate Diploma in International Law, 1973, University of Manchester
Master of Laws (LL.M), 1978, Victoria University of Wellington
Doctor of Laws (LL.D), 1987, University of South Africa

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Appointments

Present Appointments
Professor of International Law, Hopkins-Nanjing Centre, Paul H. Nitze School of
Advanced International Studies, Johns Hopkins University, Nanjing, China
Visiting Professor, Kadoorie Institute for Sustainable Development, University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong
Honorary Professor, Faculty of Law, University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong

Previous Appointments
Professor of International Law, Brunel Law School, Brunel University (2005-2011)
Director of Undergraduate Studies, Brunel Law School, Brunel University (2005-2009)
Director of the Centre of International and Public Law, Brunel Law School, Brunel University (2006-2009)
Professor and Head, Department of Law, University of Hong Kong (1992-2005)
Senior Lecturer in Law, University of Hong Kong, 1988-1992
Lecturer in Law, University of Hong Kong, 1979-1987
Lecturer in Law, Hong Kong Shue Yan University, 1978-1979

Short-Term Visiting/ Appointments

Visiting Scholar, Harvard Law School, Harvard University, Spring 1983 term
Butterworths’ Fellow, Institute of Advanced Legal Studies, School of Advanced Study, University of London, Summer 1983 term
Visiting Fellow, Research Centre for International Law, University of Cambridge,
Fall (Michalmas) 1990 term
Visiting Scholar, Wolfson College, University of Cambridge, Fall (Michalmas) 1990
Visiting Scholar, Yale Law School, Yale University, Spring 1991 term
Visiting Professor, University of Victoria, B.C., Canada, Summer 1998 term
Visiting Scholar, Institute of Advanced Legal Studies, School of Advanced Study, University of London, July 1999 to April 2000.
Associate Research Fellow, Institute of Advanced Legal Studies, School of Advanced Study, University of London, academic year 2010/2011.

Other Professional and Relevant Experience
President, International Law Association (HK Branch), 1980-85
Hong Kong Representative, Group of Asian Experts on Current Problems in International Protection of Refugees and Displaced Persons, 1980-86
Hong Kong Correspondent, LAWASIA Human Rights Bulletin , 1988-89
Member, Hong Kong Group of International Legal Experts Acting to Promote International Law in Hong Kong, 1985-88
Member, Advisory Group, Pacific Region and International Law Conference Series, 1987-05
Reporter on Hong Kong’s ‘State Practice’ in International  Law, Foundation for the Development of International Law in Asia (DILA), 1991-05
Member, International Law Association, Committee on Sustainable Development, 1998-05
RGC Assessor of Research Proposals, 1998-
Member, Bottom Line Drafting Committee on Jurisdiction and Rendition (HK LegCo subcommittee), 1998-9
Fellow, The Institute for China and Global Development, 2002-05
Consultant, Consultancy Study on External Relations Strategy for the HKSAR
Government, 2002-03
Hong Kong National Coordinator for the Refugee Caselaw Website, 2003-
Member, Advisory Board to the New Zealand Yearbook of International law,
2003-
Member, International Law Association [ILA] Study Group on United Nations
Reform, 2006-