James Feinerman is the James M. Morita Professor of Asian Legal Studies, the Associate Dean for Transnational Programs, and the faculty director of the Center for Asian Law at the Law Center. A member of the faculty committees for the Georgetown India Initiative and the Initiative for U.S.-China Dialogue on Global Issues, he joined the Georgetown faculty in 1985.
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.
- Co-editor of The Limits of the Rule of Law in China (2001) and co-author of China After the WTO:What You Need to Know Now (2001).