David Gerber '72 Awarded Honorary Degree from University of Zurich

From the IIT-Chicago Kent website:

The University of Zurich in Switzerland has conferred an honorary doctor of laws degree on IIT Chicago-Kent College of Law Distinguished Professor David J. Gerber in recognition of "his path-breaking contributions to comparative law and economic law." The degree was conferred during ceremonies held April 27 in Zurich.

Professor Gerber is co-director of the Program in International and Comparative Law at IIT Chicago-Kent. His scholarship focuses on comparative law, antitrust law and international regulation of markets. He is the author of Law and Competition in Twentieth Century Europe (Oxford University Press 1998) and Global Competition: Law, Markets and Globalization (Oxford University Press 2010).

Professor Gerber has taught at the University of Pennsylvania, Northwestern University and Washington University in the United States, as well as at the University of Stockholm and the University of Uppsala in Sweden and at the University of Freiburg and the University of Munich in Germany. He also spent a year working with the Institute of International and Comparative Law at the University of Freiburg. Professor Gerber is a member of the International Academy of Comparative Law and currently serves as vice president of the American Society of Comparative Law.

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