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Ursula Doyle

Ursula Doyle
Professor of Law


Professor Ursula Tracy Doyle focuses her research in the use of international law in United States domestic courts, business and human rights matters, institutional capacities of the United Nations, the human rights demands of restorative justice and the life of the diplomat-academic-and-politician Patricia Roberts Harris. She has presented her work domestically and internationally.

Before joining the Chase faculty in 2011, she taught legal research and writing at Howard University School of Law, in Washington, D.C., and practiced law in the areas of mass torts and complex litigation. She was a law clerk to Judge Theodore A. McKee of the United States Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit, based in Philadelphia. She has prior teaching experience in literature and composition at Morehouse College in Atlanta, the University of Alabama in Huntsville, the University of Alabama in Tuscaloosa and Samford University in Birmingham, Alabama.

Professor Doyle earned a Juris Doctor at Indiana University-Bloomington School of Law, where she was the student commencement speaker in May 1997, a Master of Arts in English at Columbia University and a Bachelor of Arts in English at Cornell University. She has also studied in Colombia, France and Italy.