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Assistant Dean and Executive Director, Office of Transnational Programs, Adjunct Professor of Law
B.A., Swarthmore; J.D., Yale
B.A., Swarthmore College; J.D., Yale; Professor Kolker is Assistant Dean and Executive Director of the Office of Transnational Programs at Georgetown University Law Center. He...Continue Reading
B.A., Swarthmore College; J.D., Yale; Professor Kolker is Assistant Dean and Executive Director of the Office of Transnational Programs at Georgetown University Law Center. He serves on advisory boards for the University of Qatar College of Law and the International Center for Not-for-Profit Law. Previously, he served as Assistant Dean and Executive Director for Graduate and International Programs at the University of Pennsylvania Law School. In that role, he directed the expansion of the school’s institutional affiliations abroad and its graduate programs for foreign-trained attorneys, judges and government officials. Professor Kolker also served as Principal with International American Group, Inc., a strategic consulting firm advising clients engaged in cross-border business expansion and joint ventures. He had earlier spent four years in the international practice group at Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher’s Washington D.C. office. After graduating from Swarthmore College, Professor Kolker spent four years as a Foreign Service Officer at U.S. embassies in Venezuela, Grenada, and Spain. While at Yale Law School, he served as Managing Editor of the Yale Journal of International Law. Following law school, he received the Henry Luce Scholarship to research Japanese Overseas Development Assistance policy in the Tokyo office of Diet Member Motoo Shiina