Helen Tilley

Associate Professor of Law (Courtesy)


Helen Tilley is Associate Professor of History and Law at Northwestern University. She teaches courses on global legal history, science and technology studies (STS), and global environmental and medical history. Her research explores transnational and border-crossing problems relating to governance, knowledge, economic development, the sciences, disease and health, and environmental change. She spent many years working within non-governmental organizations focused on North-South policy negotiations relating to biodiversity, toxics, intellectual property rights, and “traditional knowledge.”

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