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Christopher Bruner is the Stembler Family Distinguished Professor in Business Law at the University of Georgia School of Law and serves as a faculty co-director of the Dean Rusk International Law Center. He holds a courtesy appointment at the UGA Terry College of Business Legal Studies Program. Bruner's scholarship focuses on corporate law, corporate governance, comparative law, and sustainability. His books include The Corporation as Technology: Re-Calibrating Corporate Governance for a Sustainable Future (OUP, 2022), Re-Imagining Offshore Finance: Market-Dominant Small Jurisdictions in a Globalizing Financial World (OUP, 2016), and Corporate Governance in the Common-Law World: The Political Foundations of Shareholder Power (CUP, 2013). His edited volumes include A Research Agenda for Corporate Law (Edward Elgar, 2023) (co-edited with M. Moore) and The Cambridge Handbook of Corporate Law, Corporate Governance and Sustainability (CUP, 2019) (co-edited with B. Sjåfjell). 

Bruner serves as co-editor (with M. Moore) of the Hart Publishing/Bloomsbury Professional book series Contemporary Studies in Corporate Law. He has been a visitor to the law faculties of the University of Cambridge, the University of Hong Kong, the University of Leeds, the University of Sydney, the University of Toronto, the National University of Singapore, the Southwest University of Political Science and Law (Chongqing, China), and the University of the Witwatersrand (Johannesburg, South Africa). Bruner received his A.B., M.Phil. and J.D. from the University of Michigan, the University of Oxford and Harvard Law School, respectively. 

Research Interests

corporate law, corporate governance, comparative law, sustainability
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