Photograph: View of ocean from Barbados.

Faculty

Photograph: Dr. David S. Berry.Dr. David S. Berry teaches in the areas of general public international law and regional integration law and has written articles and chapters in the same fields. His most recent books are Caribbean Integration Law and Transitions in Caribbean Law: Lawmaking Constitutionalism and the Confluence of National and International Law (co-edited with Tracy Robinson). Dr. Berry practices in various areas of international law, primarily serving governments and regional and international organisations. He has served in cases before a number of tribunals, including the Inter-American Court of Human Rights, the Inter-American Commission on Human Rights, the Judicial Committee of the Privy Council, the Barbados-Trinidad Maritime Boundary Arbitration, an ICSID panel, and the Caribbean Court of Justice. He will co-teach International Law of Indigenous Peoples during the 2020 Summer Law Program in Barbados.

Photograph: Tonya Kowalski.Professor Tonya Kowalski teaches in Washburn Law's Legal Analysis, Research, and Writing Program and also serves as a co-director of the International and Comparative Law Center, where she focuses on Tribal Law and on the human rights of Indigenous Peoples. As the director of International Legal Programs, she also administers the law school's study abroad programming. Professor Kowalski will co-teach International Law of Indigenous Peoples during the 2020 Summer Law Program in Barbados. She has previously taught overseas in both India and in Georgia (Caucasus).

Professor Kowalski's scholarship has centered on tribal courts and on the transfer of learning in legal writing education. She is currently working on projects in a third area of interest: the protection of American Indian and other Indigenous sacred sites. In her professional service, she is a member of the Board of Directors of the Association of Legal Writing Directors and is also active in the Legal Writing Institute and the Institute for Law Teaching and Learning.

Before joining Washburn Law, Professor Kowalski was a visitor in the Indian Legal Clinic at the Sandra Day O'Connor College of Law at Arizona State University. Before entering the academy, she practiced commercial, domestic, and appellate litigation in Oregon and Washington. As a law student, she was a member of the Duke Law Journal and a co-director of the Domestic Violence Advocacy Project.