Committees

July 2, 2018

The everyday governance of the American Society of Comparative Law (ASCL) operates through democratically elected committees. To learn more about a committee, please contact its respective lead officer or chairperson. The committees below are listed in alphabetical order.

AMERICAN COUNCIL OF LEARNED SOCIETIES

Vivian Curran (Delegate) and Jim Nafziger (Liaison)

AJCL EXECUTIVE EDITORIAL BOARD 

James R. Gordley (Chair)

ANNUAL PROGRAM COMMITTEE

Maximo Langer (Chair), Afra Afsharipour, Padideh Ala’i, Hannah Buxbaum, Fernanda Nicola, and Julia Qin

AD HOC COMMITTEE ON INDIVIDUAL MEMBERSHIP

Ralf Michaels (Chair), David Clark, Gary Bell

AD HOC ANNUAL MEETING LONG TERM PLANNING COMMITTEE 

Maximo Langer (Chair), Francesca Bignami, Mortimer Sellers, and Helge Dedek.

AD HOC COMMITTEE ON THE YCC

Richard Kay (Chair), Josh Karton, Fred Morrison

AD HOC LATIN AMERICAN OUTREACH COMMITTEE

Gary Bell (Chair), Jim Feinerman, Rana Lehr-Lehnardt, Stephan Sheppard

EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE

Vivian Curran (Chair), Afra Afsharipour, Francesca Bignami, Frank Gevurtz, Christoph Henkel, Richard Kay, Sudha Setty

FINANCE COMMITTEE

Ron Scalise (Chair), Ron Krotoszynski, Peter Schroth, Tim Sellers (Ex Officio), and Vivian Curran (Ex Officio)

INTERNATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF LEGAL SCIENCE

Symeon C. Symeonides (Delegate)

INVESTMENT COMMITTEE

Frank Gevurtz (Chair), Rachel Anderson, Martin Gelter, Peter Winship

JOINT AUDIT COMMITTEE

Richard Kay, Mortimer Sellers, Helge Dedek, Franz Werro

NOMINATING COMMITTEE

David Clark (Chair), Richard Albert, Alison Conner, Tim Webster, and James A.R. Nafziger

PLURILINGUISM COMMITTEE

The ASCL is pleased to announce the formation of a new Plurilinguism Committee, whose task is to recognize the importance of, and promote foreign languages in comparative law and to ensure that ASCL annual conferences have a foreign language component.

Stacie Strong (Chair), Jorge Esquirol, Ioanna Tourkochoriti (University of Galway)

PRIZES COMMITTEE

John Reitz (Chair), Jorge Esquirol, Julia Qin, Ronald Scalise

REVENUE SPLITTING COMMITTEE

John Reitz (Chair), Helge Dedek, Mathais Reimann, and Frantz Werro

STRATEGIC OVERSIGHT AD HOC COMMITTEE

Francesca Bignami (chair), Ralf Michaels, and Sally Richardson

YOUNGER COMPARATIVISTS COMMITTEE

Josh Karton (Chair), Virginia Harper Ho (Chair), David Landau, Ioanna Tourkochoriti, and Tim Webster