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  • W.R. Irby Chair and William Ray Forrester Professor of Public and Constitutional Law
  • Professor
  • School of Law
  • Law
  • aaddis@tulane.edu
  • Phone: 504-865-5813
  • Weinmann Hall, Room 230-E

Education & Affiliations

B.A., LL.B. (First Class Honors), Macquarie University (Australia), 1980 LL.M., Yale Law School, 1983 J.S.D., Yale Law School, 1987

Academic Experience

  • Visiting Professor, Passau University (Germany), 2017
  • Visiting Professor, City University of Hong Kong, 2011-2012
  • Visiting Professor, Chuo University, Tokyo, Japan, 2009
  • Visiting Professor, University of Melbourne, Australia, 2006
  • Visiting Scholar, Center for Comparative Constitutional Studies, University of Melbourne, Australia, 2004
  • Professor, Tulane University School of Law, 1996-2001
  • Visiting Professor, Cornell University School of Law, 1998-1999
  • Associate Professor (tenured), Tulane University School of Law, 1993-1996

Overseas Experience

  • Germany
  • Australia
  • Hong Kong
  • Japan
  • Ethiopia

Recent Publications

  • 2022. “From a Nation of Citizens to a Nation of Nations: Citizenship with Depth”, 14, International Journal of Ethiopian Studies.
  • 2022. “The Making of Strangers: Reflection of the Ethiopian Constitution, 38, Journal of Developing Societies.
  • 2020. Dignity, Integrity and the Concept of a Person, 13 International Constitutional Law Journal 323
  • 2018. Constitutional Preambles as Narratives of Peoplehood 12 Vienna Journal of International Constitutional Law 125
  • 2017. Genocide and Belonging: Processes of Imagining Communities, 38 University of Pennsylvania International Law Journal 1041
  • 2015. Human Dignity in Comparative Constitutional Context: In Search of an Overlapping Consensus, 2 Journal of International and Comparative Law 1


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