Elizabeth Acorn

 
Elizabeth Acorn

Assistant Professor
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Biography: 

Elizabeth's research focuses on international law and international relations and the governance of transnational corporations. She completed her PhD in Government at Cornell University, where her dissertation examined the criminalization of bribery in international business. It used legal research, archival analysis, and semi-structured interviews to examine and compare the operation of these laws in advanced industrial economies. Prior to her doctoral studies, she practiced law for several years, specializing in commercial litigation and internal investigations. She is admitted to practice in New York (2008) and Ontario (2012).

Research Interests: 

  • INTERNATIONAL LAW
  • INTERNATIONAL RELATIONS
  • criminalization of bribery in international business