Gerrit De Geest

Faculty

Gerrit De Geest

James Carr Professor of Law; Director, Center on Law, Innovation & Economic Growth

Education

J.D., 1983, Ghent University
M.E., 1986, Ghent University
Ph.D., 1993, Ghent University

Curriculum Vitae

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Publications

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Activities

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Assistant

Andrea Donze - (314) 935-6422

Phone / Email

Phone: (314) 935-7839
Email: degeest@wustl.edu  

Office

Anheuser-Busch Hall, Room 457

Courses Taught

Contracts
Contract Drafting Seminar
Comparative Law
Law & Economics

Profile

Professor Gerrit De Geest is a nationally and internationally known expert in law and economics and in comparative law. Director of the law school’s Center on Law, Innovation & Economic Growth, he most recently was a professor of law and economics at Utrecht University in the Netherlands. Professor De Geest is the author and editor of numerous books and articles in his areas of expertise, lecturing extensively on law and economics, tort law damages, and contracts at workshops and conferences on the national and international scene. In addition to his scholarship, he is series editor of the Encyclopedia of Law and Economics, 2nd edition; book series co-editor of New Horizons in Law and Economics; and consulting editor of the European Review of Contract Law. Among his professional affiliations, he is an advisory board member and past president of the European Association of Law and Economics.