Teaching Interests: Contracts, Commercial Law, International and Comparative Law
International Business Transactions Syllabus - Spring 2013
Comparative Law Syllabus - Fall 2012
Contracts Law Syllabus - Fall 2011
Education: B.A., California State University (Fullerton), 2002; J.D., University of California
(Hastings), 2005; Ph.D., University of Torino, Faculty of Law, 2011.
Experience: 2011-present, Assistant Professor of Law; 2010-2011, Visiting Assistant Professor
of Law, Ohio Northern University; 2009-2010, Visiting Scholar, Cornell Law School;
2005-2007, Associate, Watt, Tieder, Hoffar & Fitzgerald, LLP.
Achievements/Publications: Boris Mamlyuk joined the Memphis law faculty in 2011. He teaches Contracts and Sales. Professor Mamlyuk earned his J.D. from the University
of California (Hastings) in 2005. After admission to the bar, Professor Mamlyuk practiced
in the Irvine, CA office of Watt, Tieder, Hoffar & Fitzgerald, a leading nationwide
litigation and construction law practice, representing clients in local complex commercial
litigation. In 2007, Mamlyuk returned to academia to pursue doctoral work at the CLEI
Centre, a research center founded by Cornell Law School and the University of Turin,
Faculty of Law. During the course of his doctoral studies, Mamlyuk held a number of
joint appointments, including as visiting scholar at Columbia University’s Harriman
Institute for Russian, Eurasian and Eastern European Studies, and as a visiting scholar
at Cornell Law School. In 2008-09, served as a Fulbright Fellow, studying Russian
law and transition at the Institute of State and Law in Moscow. While in Russia, Mamlyuk
taught courses on Civil Society and Russian Law and Politics at Moscow’s Higher School
Mamlyuk’s research interests include commercial law, international legal theory, law
and development, and issues of legal transition and Rule of Law reforms in developing
and post-socialist states. His current research project focuses on Russia’s attempts
to harmonize domestic legal structures in anticipation of WTO accession. Mamlyuk has
delivered numerous conference presentations on these topics in more than five countries.
His work has been selected for presentation at the Yale Comparative Law Works-in-Progress
Workshop and he has served as a participant at the annual Institute for Global Law
and Policy workshop, hosted by Harvard Law School.
Comparative International Law, 36 Brooklyn J. Int’l L. 385 (2011) (with Ugo Mattei).
Russia & Legal Harmonization: an Historical Inquiry into IP Reform as Global Convergence
and Resistance, 10 Wash. U. Global Stud. L. Rev. (2011) (forthcoming).
Analyzing the Polluter Pays Principle Through Law and Economics, 18 Southeastern Env.
L. J. 39 (2010) (forthcoming).
“Capitalism, Communism … And Colonialism? A Critical Colonial Reading of ‘Transitology’
in the Former Soviet Union”, 9(1) Global Jurist (2009), with John D. Haskell (SOAS)
(reproduced at <http://www.bepress.com/gj/vol9/iss2/art7/>).
IUC Independent Policy Report, At the End of the End of History – Global Legal Standards:
Part of the Solution or Part of the Problem, 9:3 Global Jurist (2009) (collectively
written by IUC Global Legal Standards Research Group chaired by Judge Guido Calabresi).
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