Sara A. Dillon

Professor of Law and Co-Director International Law Concentration; Director of International Programs; Co-Director, International Law Concentration

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Professor Sara Dillon is Director of International Programs and Co-Director of the International Law Concentration at Suffolk University Law School. She currently oversees Suffolk Law School’s summer study program at the National University of Ireland-Galway in Ireland. Prior to coming to Suffolk Law in 2001, Professor Dillon was a member of the Law Faculty at University College Dublin. Her areas of expertise include public international law, European Union Law, international children’s rights and international economic law. She has written and lectured in such diverse subject matter areas as international trade and labor policy, international sex trafficking, international corporate tax policy and international adoption. Professor Dillon holds a PhD in Japanese studies from Stanford University and a JD degree from Columbia University in New York. 


  • BA, St. Michael's College
  • MA, University of Wisconsin-Madison
  • MA, PhD, Stanford University
  • JD, Columbia University




Book Chapters

  • Opportunism and the WTO: Corporations, Academics and 'Member States', in INTERNATIONAL ECONOMIC LAW: THE STATE AND FUTURE OF THE DISCIPLINE (Colin B. Picker and Isabella D. Bunn and Douglas W. Arner eds., 2008)
  • Comment: The Dynamics of Protest, in THE POLITICAL ECONOMY OF INTERNATIONAL TRADE: ESSAYS IN HONOR OF ROBERT E. HUDEC (Daniel L. M. Kennedy ed., 2002)Ireland: The Protection of Fundamental Rights, in FUNDAMENTAL RIGHTS IN EUROPE AND NORTH AMERICA (Albrecht Weber ed., 2001) 

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Courses Taught

  • Law of the European Union
  • International Law
  • International Trade Law
  • International Children's Rights

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