Tawia Ansah, Ph.D., Esq.
Title: Faculty Fellow; Professor, Law
Professor Ansah teaches Contracts, International Human Rights, International & Comparative Law, Law & Literature, Conflicts, and Legal Theory. He joined the faculty at New England School of Law – Boston in 2002, and received tenure there in 2007. Before joining the New England faculty, he was a visiting assistant professor at Syracuse University College of Law. Prior to that, he was a legal consultant with JPMorgan Chase; a contract attorney for Cravath, Swaine & Moore; and an assistant prosecutor for the Ministry of the Attorney General in Toronto, Canada.
His international legal experience includes service with the Council of Europe (Kosovo in the Federal Republic of Yugoslavia), the Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe (Bosnia-Herzegovina), the United Nations Human Rights Field Operation (Kigali, Rwanda), and the United Nations Centre for Human Rights (Geneva). Professor Ansah was a Visiting Professor of Law at Case Western Reserve School of Law in the Fall of 2010. Upon joining the faculty at FIU College of Law in 2011, he served as Associate Dean for Academic Affairs for six years, and then as Acting Dean in 2017-2018.