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

Office: School of Law (SOL)

  • 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 B.A. from Pepperdine University and her M.A. 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 LL.M. in international law through King's College, University of London with merit.



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  • 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

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