Professor Uche Ewelukwa "joined the School of Law faculty in 2001 to teach in the areas of intellectual property law and international law. She also teaches business and commercial torts; international trade law; international business transactions; and a special seminar on terrorism, national security, and human rights.
"Professor Ewelukwa graduated in the top 1 percent of her class with a law degree from the University of Nigeria. She went on to earn a diploma in International and Comparative Human Rights Law from the International Institute of Human Rights in Strasbourg, France. She later earned her LL.M. in international business law from University College London and another LL.M. degree in international law from Harvard Law School. In spring 2003, she earned her doctorate (S.J.D.) from Harvard University. She was also selected as one of five 2003 Carnegie Council fellows by the Carnegie Council on Ethics & International Affairs.
"Professor Ewelukwa has an extensive and impressive record of publications, professional service, and teaching. She has taught at the University of Oklahoma College of Law, DePaul University College of Law, and American University of Armenia in Yerevan, Armenia. She has received numerous awards and fellowships for her work, including an Orville Shell International Human Rights Fellowship from Human Rights Watch, the largest human rights organization in the United States, and a fellowship award from the Albert Einstein Institution for Non-Violent Sanctions."