Douglass Burgess

Adjunct Professor of Law

Assistant Professor of History, Yeshiva University


B.A. 1999, McGill University
J.D. 2002, Cornell University
LL.M. 2003, University of British Columbia
Ph.D. 2009, Brown University


Douglass Burgess is an author and historian specializing in maritime and legal history. He is credited as the first scholar to suggest a link between the definitions of piracy and terrorism in law. He is a featured blogger for The Huffington Post and is currently a professor of history in Yeshiva University.

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