D.A. Jeremy Telman

Director of International Programs and Professor of Law
CV SSRN Bio ValpoScholar


J.D., New York University (1999)
Ph.D., Cornell University (1993)
M.A., Cornell University (1989)
B.A., Columbia University (1985)

Courses Taught

Public International Law
Public International Law Representation
International Human Rights Law
International Humanitarian Law in Israel and Palestine
Constitutional Law

Representative Scholarship

“Introduction, Hans Kelsen for Americans” and “The Free Exercise Clause and Hans Kelsen’s Modernist Secularism,” both in Telman (ed.), Kelsen in America: Selective Affinities and the Mysteries of Academic Influence (Springer, 2016)

Originalism: A Thing Worth Doing…, 42 Ohio Northern L. Rev. (2016)

Internet Giants as Quasi-Governmental Actors and the Limits of Contractual Consent, 80 Missouri L. Rev. 723 (2015) (co-authored with Nancy Kim)

International Legal Positivism and the New Legal Realism, in Jörg Kammerhofer & Jean d’Aspremont (eds.), International Legal Positivism in a Post-Modern World 241-63 (Cambridge University Press, 2014)

Non-State Actors in the Middle East: A Challenge for Rationalist Legal Theory, 46 Cornell Int’l L.J. 51 (2013)

Introduction: Targeting in an Asymmetrical World, 46 Val. L. Rev. 697 (2012) (SSRN) (ValpoScholar)

Intolerable Abuses: Rendition for Torture and the State Secrets Privilege, 63 Ala. L. Rev. 429 (2012). (SSRN) (ValpoScholar)

Is the Quest for Corporate Responsibility a Wild Goose Chase? The Story of Lovenheim v. Iroquois Brands, Ltd., 45 Akron L. Rev. 291 (2012) (SSRN) (ValpoScholar)

Honors and Professional Activities

International Correspondent, Hans-Kelsen Institut, Vienna, Austria, 2012-
Editor, ContractsProf Blog, 2011-2015
Contributing Editor, ContractsProf Blog, 2006-2011
American Historical Association. Member
American Bar Association. Member
American Society of International Law. Member