Elizabeth Trujillo


Elizabeth Trujillo is the Mary Ann & Lawrence E. Faust Professor of Law and the Founding
Director of the Initiative on Global Law and Policy for the Americas. She writes and teaches in
international economic law, sustainable development and energy, contracts, and international
law. Her publications are in leading law reviews, books, and peer journals, and examine the
legal and policy overlaps between international trade and investment and domestic regulatory
processes, specifically in the areas of energy, the environment, and sustainable
development. Professor Trujillo has been the recipient of the Alexander von Humboldt
Foundation Research Fellowship and is writing a book on Shattered Prisms: Reconceptualizing
Trade through a Sustainable Development Framework, which will be published with Cambridge
University Press. Prior to joining UH Law Faculty, Professor Trujillo was Full Professor at Texas
A&M University School of Law and at Suffolk University Law School in Boston and visited at
Harvard Law School. Professor Trujillo is a member of the American Law Institute.