Anu Bradford

Nonresident Scholar
Europe Program
Anu Bradford is a nonresident scholar in the Europe Program at the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace.


S.J.D., Harvard Law School
LL.M. Harvard Law School




Anu Bradford is the Henry L. Moses Professor of Law and International Organizations at Columbia Law School. She is also a director for the European Legal Studies Center and a senior scholar at Columbia Business School’s Jerome A. Chazen Institute for Global Business. Her research focuses on EU law, international trade law, and comparative and international antitrust law. Before joining the faculty at Columbia in 2012, she was an assistant professor at the University of Chicago Law School. She has also taught at Harvard College, Brandeis University, and the University of Helsinki Faculty of Law.

Bradford earned her S.J.D. (2007) and LL.M. (2002) degrees from Harvard Law School and also holds a law degree from the University of Helsinki. After completing her LL.M. studies as a Fulbright Scholar at Harvard Law School, Bradford practiced antitrust law and European Union law at Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton in Brussels for two years before returning to Harvard for her doctoral studies. She has also served as an adviser on economic policy in the Parliament of Finland and as an expert assistant to a member of the European Parliament. Bradford is the author of The Brussels Effect: How the European Union Rules the World.

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