Kevin C. Kennedy
Professor of Law
Law College Building
648 N. Shaw Lane Rm 426
East Lansing, MI 48824-1300
LL.M. Harvard Law School, 1982; J.D., magna cum laude, Wayne State University, 1977; B.A., with distinction, University of Michigan, 1973
Curriculum Vitae (PDF)
After four years of private practice in Hawaii, Professor Kennedy served as a law clerk at the U.S. Court of International Trade in New York. After his clerkship he was a trial attorney for the U.S. Department of Justice in Washington, D. C. where he was responsible for international trade litigation. Before joining the Law College faculty in 1987, he was an assistant professor of law at St. Thomas University Law School in Miami, Florida.
Professor Kennedy has written more than 50 law review articles and book chapters, primarily in the area of international trade regulation. In addition to his law review articles, he has written a casebook, International Trade Regulation, published by Aspen Publishers in 2009; a monograph, Competition Law and the World Trade Organization; and co-authored an international trade law treatise, World Trade Law. Professor Kennedy has conducted international trade training programs in China, Egypt, Nigeria, and Uganda, has consulted the governments of Kenya, Vietnam, and Sri Lanka on international trade regulatory issues, and was a foreign legal consultant in Seoul, South Korea. In addition to his teaching and scholarship Professor Kennedy serves as a NAFTA Chapter 19 binational dispute settlement panelist. In 2008 he was awarded a Fulbright grant to teach and lecture in Sri Lanka.