University of Pittsburgh

Pitt Welcomes Two Visiting Faculty From Europe

Dr. Professor Hubert Isak Dr. Professor Marc De Vos Pitt Law is delighted to welcome two visiting faculty from Europe: Dr. Professor Marc De Vos, University of Ghent, Belgium, who will be teaching European Labor and Employment Law, and Dr. Professor Hubert Isak, University of Graz, Austria, who will be teaching Introduction to European Union Law. Professor Hubert Isak (pictured top right) holds a Doctor iuris (1978) from the University of Graz. He also studied European Law and Legal Philosophy at the Universities of Paris II, I, and X. He is a Professor at the University of Graz in Austria and has taught in various Central Eastern European Countries (CEEC). He also taught judges and barristers in European Law in Austria, Hungary, Poland, Croatia and Slovenia. Since 2003, he has been the head of the Institute of European Law. He is a member of the Advisory Committee in the European Affairs Ministry of Foreign Affairs, the Board of the Austrian Society of European Law and the European Communities Studies Association/Austrian Branch. He has several publications in the field of European Law and International Law. Professor Marc De Vos (pictured bottom right) is a professor of labor and employment law at Ghent University Law School and the University of Brussels, Belgium and a regular visiting professor at universities in Europe and the US. He teaches courses on Belgian, European and international employment and labor law. He serves as Adjunct Director of the LLM program in European and Comparative Law at Ghent University Law School. A member of the editorial board of several legal periodicals and the recipient of several academic rewards, he is also a steering committee member of an interdisciplinary MA in American Studies, wherein he teaches an introductory course on American law and the American legal system. Professor De Vos holds a Licentiate and Doctorate in Law (University of Ghent, 1993 and 2000), a Master in Social Law (Université Libre de Bruxelles, 1994), and a Master of Laws (Harvard University, 2000). His main fields of interest include Belgian and European employment and labor law, Belgian contract law, fundamental rights, labor market and welfare reform. On these subjects he has practiced, published, taught, lectured, and debated extensively, both nationally and internationally, and both in academic, professional and policy circles.

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