Monday, June 15, 2020
Introducing our Guest, Charles Calleros
Today, we welcome the first guest post by friend of the blog Charles Calleros (pictured), who is a Professor of Law and the Alan A. Matheson Fellow in Law at Arizona State University’s Sandra Day O’Connor College of Law, where he has taught since 1981. His research interests include international and comparative contract law; international conflict of laws; the intersection of free speech with race and gender discrimination; and various issues regarding legal education. His 1L casebook, Contracts: Cases, Text, and Problems, was published in its second edition this spring. A full list of his publications can be found here.
At ASU, his courses include: Contracts, International Contracts, and Civil Rights Legislation. Charles has taught as a visiting professor at Stanford Law School (Fall 1991); Santa Clara Law School (1999-2000); and the Zhongnan Univ. of Economic and Law, Wuhan, China (June 2005). In addition, since 2002, he has taught annual short courses at the Université Paris René Descartes, including Common Law Legal Method, Comparative and International Contracts, and International Conflict of Laws.
In addition to earning several teaching awards, Charles has earned awards for his work in mentoring programs and outreach to youth in the community, including the ABA’s Spirit of Excellence Award in 2011, and the Los Abogados Lifetime Achievement Award in 2015. As reported here, he was honored with the 2019 Association of American Law Schools Section Award for the Section on Legal Writing, Reasoning, and Research. Charles is a member of the American Law Institute and past-President of Region XIV of the Hispanic National Bar Association.
We are delighted that Charles has agreed to be a guest contributor to this blog, and we look forward to his posts in the coming days!