The leadership of the American Society of Comparative Law includes some of the most important comparative law scholars in the world. They commit their time and energy to keep the legacy of previous generations of comparative law scholars and to ensure that the Society is able to constantly improve, meet new challenges, and help prepare future generations of students of comparative law.

Máximo Langer

ASCL President

Professor of Law
Director of the Transnational Program on Criminal Justice
Faculty Director of the Criminal Justice Program
UCLA School of Law


(310) 825-4841

Hannah Buxbaum

ASCL Vice President

Vice President for International Affairs, Indiana University
John E. Schiller Chair in Legal Ethics and Professor of Law
Indiana University Bloomington Mauer School of Law


(812) 855-8669

Virginia Harper Ho

ASCL Secretary

Associate Dean for Int’l & Comparative Law
Professor of Law & Earl Shurtz Research Professor
Director, Polsinelli Transactional Law Center
University of Kansas School of Law


(785) 864-9217

Ronald Scalise

ASCL Treasurer

John Minor Wisdom Professor of Civil Law
Tulane Law School


(504) 865-5958

Sally Brown Richardson


Vice Dean for Academic Affairs
A.D. Freeman Professor of Civil Law
Tulane Law School


(504) 865-5961

Jacqueline E. Ross

Executive Board (2021)

Prentice H. Marshall Professor of Law
Illinois College of Law


(213) 333-0356

Tim Webster

Executive Board (2021)

Associate Professor of Law
Western New England University School of Law


(413) 782-1421

Margaret Y. K. Woo

Executive Board (2022)

Professor of Law
Northeastern University School of Law


(617) 373-3309

Jacques deLisle

Executive Board (2022)

Stephen A. Cozen Professor of Law & Professor of Political Science; Director, Center for East Asian Studies


(215) 898-5781

Helge Dedek

Editor-in-Chief, AJCL

American Journal of Comparative Law
Associate Professor
Director, Institute of Comparative Law
McGill University Faculty of Law


(514) 398-1296

Franz Werro

Editor-in-Chief, AJCL

American Journal of Comparative Law
Professor of Law Georgetown University Law Center &
University of Fribourg (Switzerland)


(202) 662-9903

Boris N. Mamlyuk

Information Officer

Associate Professor of Law
University of Memphis School of Law


(901) 678-2202

Antonia Barragia

YCC Representative

Assistant Professor of Comparative Law
University of Milan


Richard S. Kay

Honorary President

Wallace Stevens Professor of Law Emeritus
Oliver Ellsworth Research Professor
University of Connecticut School of Law


(860) 570-5262

Christina Roux

Society Executive Assistant

Tulane University School of Law


(504) 865-5934