Rule of law and economics lecture given by Prof. Nedzel at Loyola University


Prof. Nadia Nedzel gave a lunchtime lecture at Loyola University in New Orleans on the role of the rule of law in economic development on Thursday, November 3, hosted by the EconClub in the College of Business.

Nedzel holds the Kevin P. Reilly Family Endowed Professorship at the Southern University Law Center. Her interests include international and comparative commercial law, policy, and jurisprudence; specifically the interrelationship among market economy, technology, the rule of law, and personal autonomy.

She has been a visiting research scholar at the Lauterpacht Centre for International Law at Cambridge University and a Fulbright Senior Specialist, teaching comparative contract law and legal drafting in Santiago, Chile. She also taught legal drafting in Istanbul, Turkey.

Prof. Nedzel is a member of the Louisiana Advisory Committee to the United States Civil Rights Commission.  She also practiced admiralty and international trade, served as a staff attorney for the United States Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals, and is a former judicial clerk for Chief Judge Carl E. Stewart of that court.

She earned a J.D. magna cum laude from the Loyola University College of Law and an LL.M. with honors from Northwestern University. She speaks French, Spanish, and some Russian. View her research by clicking here.