Owen Herrnstadt



B.S., M.S., J.D., University of Wisconsin. Professor Herrnstadt currently is the Director of Trade and Globalization, at the International Association of Machinists and Aerospace Workers, where he develops policy for international trade, economic investment, international labor standards, and human rights matters. In addition to the Law Center, he teaches as an adjunct professor at the American University's Washington College of Law. Professor Herrnstadt is a member of the Council on Foreign Relations, U.S. Export-Import Bank Federal Advisory Committee, U.S. State Department Federal Advisory Committee on International Economics and Co-Chair of the State Department's Stakeholder Advisory Board on OECD Guidelines. He is on the Board of the International Labor Rights Forum and the Advisory Committee to the Workers Rights Consortium. Professor Herrnstadt has also served as Chair of the Board of Directors of the Baltimore Branch of the Federal Reserve Bank of Richmond. He participated in the Committee on Applications and Standards at the ILO Annual meeting and has made numerous presentations on labor and employment law, international employment and labor law, corporate social responsibility, trade, manufacturing policy, human rights, and industrial relations in the U.S. and abroad. Professor Herrnstadt's publications include, "Strengthening Collective Bargaining Rights for Precarious Workers", "International Framework Agreements, Corporate Social Responsibility and Changing Corporate Behavior", "Offsets and the Lack of U.S. Policy: What Do Other Countries Know that We Don't?", "Are International Framework Agreements A Path to Corporate Social Responsibility?" and "Time to Climb to the Mountain Top: A Call for Labor Law Reform".