Professor Colleen Graffy

Professor Colleen Graffy is a Fellow of iQ (International Law). She is a law professor at Pepperdine Caruso School of Law in Malibu, California.  She was previously U.S. Deputy Assistant Secretary of State at the U.S. State Department. She was one of the first high level U.S. government officials to actively advance “Public Diplomacy 2.0” using Twitter and other social media platforms to further U.S. communications. She founded Pepperdine’s London Program and served for many years as Academic Director of the London Law Campus and was Director of Global Programs based in London.  She is former Chairman of the Society of English and American Lawyers and is a Bencher of the Middle Temple. She was awarded a BA from Pepperdine University and a MA from Boston University. She was called to the Bar of England and Wales as a Barrister and holds a LLM from King’s College, London.  She is a member of various institutions and organisations including the American Society of International Law, the Pacific Council on International Policy and The British Institute of International and Comparative Law.