Welcome McDonald/Wright Chair of Law Kees Waaldijk

Waaldijk-KeesThe Williams Institute and the UCLA School of Law are proud to welcome Kees Waaldijk, a world renowned scholar from Leiden Law School, in the Netherlands. 

Kees Waaldijk is a distinguished legal scholar best known for comparative law projects focusing on LGBT legal rights, the legal recognition of same-sex couples, and anti-discrimination protections.  He is the inaugural Chair of Comparative Sexual Orientation Law at Leiden Law School in the Netherlands.  His work cultivates an international network of scholars and practitioners interested in LGBT law and he bridges traditional legal research and empirical research, making him an excellent fit for the Williams Institute’s interdisciplinary focus and growing international presence. As the McDonald/Wright Chair of Law, he is currently teaching a course on Comparative Sexual Orientation Law at UCLA School of Law.

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