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Thomas E. Carbonneau

Thomas Carbonneau

Samuel P. Orlando Distinguished Professor of Law
Director, Institute of Arbitration Law and Practice

Curriculum Vitae

Phone: 
(814) 863-3730
Education: 

LL.M., J.S.D., Columbia University
M.A., J.D., University of Virginia
B.A., M.A., Oxford
A.B., Bowdoin

Professor Carbonneau is a scholar of international, comparative, and domestic arbitration. He has written more than fifteen books and eighty scholarly articles. As a Fulbright Scholar, he held the Visiting Chair in Comparative Law and Legal Pluralism at McGill Faculty of Law in Montréal, Quebec, Canada in spring 2010. He is faculty director of Penn State's Institute for Arbitration Law and Practice and oversees publication of the Yearbook on Arbitration and Mediation. Professor Carbonneau is a former Rhodes Scholar.

Cases and Materials on the Law and Practice of Arbitration (Thomson West 6th ed., 2012; with teaching manual)

Cases and Materials on International Litigation and Arbitration (West Academic Publishing, 2013, with teaching manual) (co-author; William E. Butler) 

The Law and Practice of Arbitration (Juris Publishing, 4th ed., 2012) 

Arbitration in a Nutshell (Thomson West, 3d ed., 20011)

Moore's Federal Practice (3d ed.), Carbonneau, The Law and Practice of Arbitration, Vol. 31 (2012)

“Judicial Approbation and the Civilization of Arbitration,” 113 Penn St. L. Rev. 983 (2009) 

“Arguments for the Triumph of Arbitration,” 10 Cardozo J. Conflict Resol. 395 (2009) 

“Liberal Rules of Arbitrability and the Autonomy of Labor Arbitration in the United States,” in Arbitrability: International and Comparative Perspectives (edited by L. Mistelis & S. Brekoulakis, Kluwer, 2009) 

“Commercial Peace and Political Competition in the Crosshairs of International Arbitration,” 18 Duke J. Comp. & Int'l L. 311 (2008)

“Hall Street Associates, LLC v. Mattel, Inc.: A New Englander's Tale of Statutory Supremacy in Arbitration Law,” 1 Stockholm Int'l Arb. Rev. 19 (2008) 

“The Revolution in Law Through Arbitration,” 56 Clev. St. L. Rev. 233 (2008)

Lex Mercatoria and Arbitration: A Discussion of the New Law Merchant (Juris Publishing, 1998)