Elizabeth Trujillo

Professor of Law and Co-Convener of the Global and Comparative Law Program



Link to my publications.


Presentations are listed on my CV.


  • International Economic Law
  • International Trade
  • International Law
  • North American Free Trade Agreement and Regional Trade Agreements
  • International Sales
  • International Trade, Investment, and Development
  • Sustainable Development
  • Contracts
  • Comparative Law
  • Energy Law
  • Natural Resources
  • Agriculture & Development
  • Trade


  • Trade, Investment, and Development
  • International Trade Regulation
  • NAFTA and Regional Trade Agreements
  • Trends in International Law and Sustainable Development
  • Contracts I & II

Academic Experience

  • Professor of Law
    Texas A&M University School of Law (Fall 2016-present)
  • Professor of Law
    Suffolk University Law School (​2011-present)
  • Visiting Scholar
    Harvard Law School, Institute for Global Law and Policy (Fall 2011 - June 2012)
  • Associate Professor
    Suffolk University Law School (​2007-2011)
  • Assistant Professor
    University of Detroit Mercy School of Law (​200​2-2007)
  • Visiting Professor
    Florida State University College of Law (​200​​2-200​​7)


  • Ph.D. Candidate in Law, Goethe University of Frankfurt
  • J.D., University of Houston Law Center
  • B.A., University of Houston Honors College

Awards / Honors

  • Alexander von Humboldt Foundation Research Fellowship
  • Max Planck Institute for Comparative Public Law and International Law (Alexander von Humboldt Research Fellow)
  • 2012 “Latina Trailblazer in the Law” by the Massachusetts Association of Hispanic Attorneys
Research Grants:
  • Suffolk University Law School (2007-2015)
  • University of Detroit Mercy School of Law (2003, 2004, 2006)

Other Professional Activities

  • American Society of International Law (ASIL), elected to Executive Council, 2018-present
  • American Law Institute (ALI), member, 2017-present
  • American Society of International Law International Economic Law Interest Group (ASIL-IELIG), Co-Chair 2013-2015; Co-Vice Chair 2011-2013
  • Conference Organizer, ASIL-IEcLIG Biennial Conference, Reassessing International Economic Law and Development: New Challenges for Law and Policy, University of Denver Sturm College of Law, Denver, CO, November 2014
  • American Society of International Law (ASIL) 2014-2015 Book Awards Committee, appointed member
  • American Society of International Law (ASIL), 2012 Annual Meeting Program Committee, nominated for ASIL Executive Council
  • AALS, appointed member for Committee on the Recruitment and Retention of Minority Faculty and Students (2011-2014)
  • American Society of Comparative Law (ASCL), Delegate and Editor (Present), U.S. National Reporter (2010)
  • ASCL Younger Comparatist Committee (2004-2012)
  • Law and Society Association, Membership and Professional Issues Committee (2009-2010)
  • SALT/LATCRIT Faculty Development Workshop Committee (2009-2010)