James Feinerman is the associate dean for transnational programs, co-director of Georgetown Law Asia, and the James M. Morita Professor of Asian Legal Studies at the Law Center. A member of the faculty advisory committees for the Georgetown India Initiative and the Initiative for U.S.-China Dialogue on Global Issues, he joined the Georgetown faculty in 1985.
Major international activities include:
- Awarded positions as a Fulbright lecturer and senior distinguished lecturer at Peking University and Tsinghua University in China in 1982-1983 and 2006, respectively; a Fulbright researcher at Kyoto University in Japan in 1986; and a MacArthur Foundation fellow in 1989.
- Served as the director of the Committee on Scholarly Communication with China at the National Academy of Sciences and the editor-in-chief of the American Bar Association's China Law Reporter.
- Taught corporate law at Executive Certificate Training Programs co-sponsored by LawCasa and INCAE, Iberoamericana University in Mexico City, and the Autonomous University of Guadalajara. He was also a lecturer at a program of the Inter-American Juridical Committee of the Organization of American States in Rio de Janeiro.
- Has authored or co-authored two books.