Professor Terence Halliday is Research Professor at the American Bar Foundation and Co-Director of the Foundation’s Center on Law and Globalization. He is Adjunct Professor of Sociology at Northwestern University and Honorary Professor at RegNet.
Terence received undergraduate and graduate degrees from Massey University, New Zealand and the University of Toronto, and has a PhD in sociology from the University of Chicago.
He is a specialist in law-making and institution-building, focusing in his research on the globalization of markets and politics, with particular attention to global norm-making in international organizations. In 2013 he was awarded the International Sociological Association’s Adam Pod-górecki Prize for outstanding lifetime achievements in socio-legal research.
Among his books, Terence is co-author (with Bruce Carruthers) of the prize-winning, Bankrupt: Global Lawmaking and Systemic Financial Crisis (2009), co-editor (with Gregory Shaffer) of The Theory and Dynamics of Transnational Legal Orders (in press), and co-author (with Susan Block-Lieb) of a book-in-progress, Global Legislators: The Production of Commercial Laws for the World.
Global norm-making and national law-making in corporate law; The legal complex and basic legal freedoms; Criminal defense in China; Law and globalization