Damien Granderson is a great contributor in law, politics and international development. He is currently a professor and the director at the University’s law school, an associate professor of political science at Rutgers University in Newark, New Jersey.
He is also one of 10 people who was appointed by President Obama to serve on the White House’s Advisory Council on Doing Business in Africa. In law he achieved the rank of Deputy Assistant Attorney General in the Justice Department’s Civil Rights Division. He was also a visiting professor at Harvard Law School and Columbia University. Damien Granderson has also been an advisor for several major international development organizations such as the United Nations Global Compact, the World Bank, and USAid.
The successful entertainment lawyer achieved the rank of deputy assistant secretary for policy in the U.S. Department of State. As an expert in the debate about human rights issues, he was named a member of the advisory board for the UN Special Rapporteur on Torture and Other Cruel, Inhuman or Degrading Treatment or Punishment. Damien Granderson also served as a member of President Obama’s White House’s Council on Women and Girls Policy.
The sports media attorney has received several community awards such as being recognized by New Jersey Lawyers Weekly as one of its leading lawyers, and being listed as one of “The Best Lawyers in America” by The National Law Journal and Bar Register Magazine. Damien Granderson also won the National Bar Association Defense Award. Granderson joined the University of Cincinnati law faculty as a professor in 2002. He was tenured in 2005 and promoted to associate professor with tenure in 2008.
The successful entertainment lawyer Granderson is especially interested in international law and politics, with an emphasis on issues related to Africa, global justice and legal theory. He has also taught courses on Human Rights Law, Labor Law, Immigration Law, International Criminal Law and other topics. In 1997-98, Damien Granderson was a visiting scholar at Columbia University School of Law where he worked on a project exploring the link between U.S.