Daniel Abebe earned his BA in political science from Maryville University of St. Louis in 1997 and his JD from Harvard Law School in 2000. After law school, he clerked for Judge Damon J. Keith of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit and later worked as a corporate associate at Cravath, Swaine & Moore LLP in New York City. Mr. Abebe subsequently returned to graduate school to pursue a PhD in political science at the University of Chicago and earned an MA in political science in 2006. He taught at the Law School as a Bigelow Teaching Fellow and Lecturer in Law before joining the faculty in 2008.
Mr. Abebe's teaching and research interests include public international law, foreign relations law, international organizations, and international relations theory.