- Executive Leadership
- Office of the Vice President for International Affairs
Hannah Buxbaum is a professor at the Indiana University Maurer School of Law, where she holds the John E. Schiller Chair in Legal Ethics. She was appointed
As vice president, Buxbaum promotes global engagement at IU across all aspects of the university’s mission. She provides strategic leadership in advancing IU’s international presence and works collaboratively with administrators, faculty, and staff to expand international research and educational opportunities. She oversees the offices that manage international admissions and student services, study abroad, international partnerships, and international development, as well as the university’s Global Gateway Network.
Buxbaum brings a longstanding commitment to international research and education to her role as vice president. Following
Her internationally recognized research is in the areas of private international law and international litigation and jurisdiction, and she has been the recipient of research fellowships from organizations including the Alexander von Humboldt Foundation. She is also co-author of a leading casebook on international business transactions. Buxbaum is an award-winning teacher in areas including conflict of laws and contracts, and a five-time recipient of the law school’s Gavel Award for outstanding contribution to the graduating class.
She is active in a number of national and international organizations. She is an elected member of the Curatorium of the Hague Academy of International Law, the American Law Institute, and the International Academy of Comparative Law. She serves on the U.S. State Department’s Advisory Committee on Private International Law, and is currently Vice President and President-Elect of the American Society of Comparative Law.
Prior to joining the faculty, Buxbaum