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 at Cravath, Swaine & Moore LLP in New York City. Mr. Abebe subsequently returned to graduate school at the University of Chicago, earning an MA in Political Science in 2006, and a PhD in Political Science in 2013. He also 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 foreign relations law, public international law, conflicts of law, and international relations theory.