About the Authors:
Dr. Camilla Baasch Andersen, initially did her law degree (a Danish Cand. Jur.) at University of Copenhagen in her native Denmark, where she went on to become a research/teaching fellow until relocating to England. Before joining the faculty at University of Leicester in 2005, Dr Andersen was Lecturer in Commercial Law at the Centre for Commercial Law Studies at Queen Mary, University of London. She completed her PhD at Aarhus School of Business (now part of Aarhus University) in 2006, on the uniform application of the CISG. She still occasionally lectures at University of London at the School of Oriental and African Studies, in Comparative Commercial Law and International Trade Law. She is also the trade law expert on the International Trade Law section on the Lord Chancellors Training Scheme for Chinese Lawyers for the British Council. She has worked with the CISG Advisory Council, and has recently been appointed National Reporter for the UK at the Intermediate Congress of the International Academy of Comparative Law.
Francesco G. Mazzotta, holds law degrees from the University of Naples, Italy, (Dottore in Giurisprudenza) and the University of Pittsburgh School of Law (Master of Laws in International and Comparative Law and Juris Doctor). He has had legal internships with a United States Magistrate Judge, the Office of Chief Counsel of the Internal Revenue Service, as well as with the United Nations Commission on International Trade Law in Vienna, Austria. He has served as an arbitrator for the Willem C. Vis International Commercial Arbitration Moot Court in Vienna and as an adjunct professor in universities in both the United States and Italy. Mr. Mazzotta has authored numerous articles on the CISG and, after clerking with several trial judges in Pennsylvania, he is currently a judicial law clerk in the chambers of the Honorable Judge John M. Cleland on the Pennsylvania Superior Court. Mr. Mazzotta is admitted to the bar in New York (U.S.A.) and Italy.
Dr. Bruno Zeller, Victoria University Melbourne, Ph.D. (Law) The University of Melbourne, Master of International Trade Law (Deakin University), B.Com. and B. Ed (The University of Melbourne). Dr. Zeller joined the Victorian Law School in 2000. He was promoted to Associate Professor in 2006. He is teaching International Trade Law, International Arbitration, Conflict of Laws and Maritime Law. Currently he is researching the design of effective dispute Resolution mechanisms to resolve disputes in carbon trading. Since 2006 he is also an Adjunct Professor at Murdoch University, Perth and currently an associate in the Institute for Logistics and Supply Chain Management at Victoria University. He has also been appointed as Arbitrator by the Maritime Law Association of Australia and New Zealand (MLAANZ) in 2008. He is also a member of the International Law Section of the Law Council of Australia.
James L. Flannery, is an Associate Professor of Legal Writing at the University of Pittsburgh School of Law in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, U.S.A. He has an undergraduate degree from Miami University in Oxford, Ohio, a Master of Urban and Regional Planning degree from Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University in Blacksburg, Virginia and a Juris Doctor degree from the University of Pittsburgh School of Law. In law school he was Editor-in-Chief of the Law Review. He clerked for two years with Judge Ruggero J. Aldisert on the United States Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit and practiced corporate real estate law with two large law firms, Schnader Harrison Segal & Lewis in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, and Barnes & Thornburg in Indianapolis, Indiana. In addition to teaching at the University of Pittsburgh he has also taught at the secondary school level and has held adjunct faculty positions at Indiana University and the University of Michigan. He is one of two faculty editors for the University of Pittsburgh Tax Review.