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College of Law

Florida State University

 

International Law Faculty

Our international law faculty members have deep expertise in a variety of areas, including international intellectual property, international trade law, the global pharmaceutical industry, international human rights, laws of war, international intervention law, Chinese law, law of the sea and international environmental law. They have engaged in coastal management research in Central America for the United Nations, in making medicine available to AIDS victims in South Africa, in the struggle for human rights in South America and in developing a dispute resolution process among Caribbean nations.

Terence C. "Terry" Coonan

Terence C. "Terry" Coonan

Courtesy Professor of Law

Florida State University
College of Law
Phone: 850.644.4550 
Fax: 850.644.5487
tcoonan@admin.fsu.edu

Education

J.D., University of Cincinnati

Terence C. "Terry" Coonan is the executive director of Florida State University Center for the Advancement of Human Rights as well as an Associate Professor of Criminology at Florida State University. He leads the multidisciplinary center's efforts to educate and train a new generation of human rights advocates, track human rights issues and serve as an advocate for human rights nationally and internationally. Professor Coonan has served as the Managing Editor of the Human Rights Quarterly. He also has worked at the Department of Justice in the Executive Office of Immigration Review, litigated asylum and immigration cases nationwide, and has worked on various United Nations human rights projects.