Russell Miller named Bosch Fellow of the Year
It it with great pleasure to announce the eighth annual Bosch Fellow of the Year. Congratulations to Russell Miller (Bosch XVI)! The award for Bosch Fellow of the Year will be presented during the RBFAA Annual Event at the reception hosted by the German Ambassador on Friday evening, June 22 in Washington D.C.
Russell Miller is Professor of Law at Washington & Lee University School of Law where his research and teaching focus on comparative law theory, comparative constitutional law, and German legal culture. His books include Comparative Law as Transnational Law (with Peer Zumbansen) (Oxford University Press 2011); U.S. National Security, Intelligence and Democracy (Routledge 2008); Progress in International Law (with Rebecca Bratspies) (Martinus Nijhoff 2008); Transboundary Harm and International Law: Lessons from the Trail Smelter Arbitration (with Rebecca Bratspies 2006) (Cambridge University Press); and two volumes of The Annual of German & European Law (with Peer Zumbansen) (Berghahn Books). Miller is the co-founder and Co-Editor-in-Chief of the German Law Journal (http://www.germanlawjournal.com) - an online, English-language review of developments in German and European jurisprudence. The Journal, now in its 13th year of monthly publication, attracts more than 2 million site-visits each year from readers in more than 60 countries. Individual contributions to the Journal are downloaded an average of 2,500 times. Recognized in 2009 by the German Federal Ministry of Justice as an "ambassador for German law in the world," the Journal has published the leading commentators on German law, including two current justices of the Federal Constitutional Court. At Washington & Lee, law students are affiliated with the work of the Journal, assisting in its administration and making invaluable contributions to its editorial process. Each year, as many as 15 W&L students participate in Miller's research seminar entitled "German Law in Context." Miller was a 2009/2010 Fulbright Senior Research Fellow at the Max Planck Institute for Comparative Public Law and Public International Law in Heidelberg, Germany. During that time he complete work on two major, forthcoming works The Constitutional Jurisprudence of the Federal Republic of Germany (with Donald Kommers) (Duke University Press 2012) and Global Legal Traditions: Comparative Law for the 21st Century (with Michael Bazyler et al.) (Lexis-Nexis Publishing 2012).