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Colleen P. Graffy, LL.M.
Academic Director, London Program and
Associate Professor of Law

Office: School of Law (SOL)
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  • LL.M., King's College, 1996, with merit
  • Diploma in Law, City University & Inns of Court School of Law, 1991
  • M.A., Boston University, 1982
  • B.A., Pepperdine University, 1979

Originally from Santa Barbara, California, Professor Graffy earned her BA from Pepperdine University and her MA from Boston University. She then served as co-director of Pepperdine's Year-in-Europe program in Heidelberg, Germany. Professor Graffy completed the Diploma in Law in London. After attending the Inns of Court School of Law, she was called to the Bar of England and Wales as a Barrister of the Middle Temple and received her LLM in international law through King's College, University of London with merit.

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Articles


  • Colleen P. Graffy, War Crimes in Syria?, L.A. TIMES, JAN. 24, 2014
  • Colleen P. Graffy, How to Lose Friends, Citizens and Influence, WALL STREET JOURNAL, JULY 17, 2013
  • Colleen P. Graffy, Stand Up For Freedom and Freedom Will Stand Up For You (Eventually), Coffee House: The Spectator Blog, July 4, 2011
  • Colleen P. Graffy, Iraq Was a Good War --It Sparked the Arab Spring, Sunday Times (London), Sept. 11, 2011
  • Colleen P. Graffy et al., EU and US Relations in the 21st Century, Institute of Contemporary European Studies, Feb. 7, 2011
  • Colleen P. Graffy, The War Against Iraq Was the Right Decision and It Was Legal, Conservative Home, Jan. 30, 2010
  • Colleen P. Graffy, A Picture is Worth a Thousand Words, So There's Every Reason Why David Cameron Should Have an Official Photographer, Conservative Home, Nov. 5, 2010
  • Colleen P. Graffy, Public Diplomacy: A Practitioner's Perspective, 52 AM. BEHAV. SCIENTIST 791 (2009)
  • Colleen P. Graffy, The Rise of Public Diplomacy 2.0, J. INT'L SECURITY AFF., Fall 2009
  • Colleen P. Graffy, U.S. Public Diplomacy With Twitter, WASH. POST, Dec. 24, 2008
  • Colleen P. Graffy, "Water, water, everywhere, Nor any drop to drink": The Urgency of Transnational Solutions to International Riparian Disputes, 10 GEO. INT'L ENVTL. L. REV. 399 (1998) HeinOnline
  • Colleen P. Graffy, Conditional Fees: Key to the Courtroom or the Casino?, 1 LEGAL ETHICS 70 (1998) HeinOnline
  • Colleen P. Graffy & Carol A. Chase, A Challenge for Cause against Peremptory Challenges in Criminal, 10 LOY. L.A. INT'L & COMP. L.J. 507 (1997) HeinOnline
  • Popular Press


  • Colleen P. Graffy, Speaker, "What is America Doing to Improve its Image Abroad?," Westlake Village Republican Women, Federated, 2011.
  • Colleen P. Graffy, In Conversation with: Former Secretary of State Condoleeza Rice, Pepperdine University School of Law, 2011.
  • Colleen P. Graffy, Speaker, Public Diplomacy Roundtable, "The Obama Administration and America's Image Abroad," Pepperdine University School of Pubic Policy, 2011.
  • Colleen P. Graffy, Podcast with US Congressman Frank Wolf, International Religious Freedom and the US Congress, Pepperdine University School of Law Nootbar Institute, 2011.
  • Colleen P. Graffy, Moderator, Panel Discussion, International Religious Freedom and the US Congress, Pepperdine University School of Law Nootbar Institute, 2011.
  • Colleen P. Graffy, Quoted in article in Economist Magazine, "Spending on education, Investing in brains Should the economic squeeze mean cuts, reform or more spending on education?", ECON. MAG., Sept. 18, 2010.
  • Colleen P. Graffy, Television Interview on Al Jazeera TV, Frost Over the World with Sir David Frost, with Congressman and former Presidential candidate Dennis Kucinich, 2010.
  • Colleen P. Graffy, Radio Interview, BBC World Service Radio: "The World Today," Two-hour live radio on current event topics, 2010.
  • Colleen P. Graffy, Pacific Council Teleconference Program Series, Conference Call Exchange with Philip Seib, Director, USC Center on Public Diplomacy, 2010.
  • Colleen P. Graffy, Speaker, Women and United States Foreign Policy Conference, Institute for the Studies of the Americas, University of London, 2010.
  • Colleen P. Graffy, Panelist with Nancy Soderberg, Former US Deputy National Security Advisor, Women and United States Foreign Policy Conference, Institute for the Studies of the Americas, University of London, 2010.
  • Colleen P. Graffy, Television Interview, BBC Newsnight TV, Jeremy Paxman, Presenter; Jonathan Freedland, Journalist, 2010.
  • Colleen P. Graffy, Speaker, "Is the Atlantic Getting Wider? The Relationship between the EU, its Member States and the United States," Conference at Regent's College, Institute of Contemporary European Studies, 2010.
  • Colleen P. Graffy, Panelist, "Is the Atlantic Getting Wider? The Relationship between the EU, its Member States and the United States," Conference at Regent's College, Institute of Contemporary European Studies, 2010.
  • Colleen P. Graffy, Television Interview, BBC Newsnight TV, Jeremy Paxman, Presenter; Sir Sherard Cowper Coles, former Ambassador to Iraq; Mark Stephens, Lawyer for Julian Assange, Wikileaks, 2010.
  • Colleen P. Graffy, Media Event, The Frontline Club, International Journalists Forum, with Wikileaks Spokesman, Journalist Tom Fenton, former Ambassador to Iran, Richard Dalton, 2010.
  • Colleen P. Graffy, Television Interview, BBC Newsnight, Emily Maitlis, Presenter; Rory Stewart, MP; Mark Stephens, Lawyer for Julian Assange, Wikileaks, 2010.
  • Colleen P. Graffy, Radio Interview, BBC Radio Four, The World Tonight, 2010.

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