Elizabeth Trujillo is a Professor of Law at Texas A&M University School of Law, where she teaches Contracts, International Trade, Trends in International Law and Sustainable Development, and Trade, Investment, and Development. She is also Co-Convener of TAMU’s new Global and Comparative Law Program. Before arriving to Texas A&M, she was Full Professor at Suffolk University School of Law in Boston where she also was co-director of the international law concentration.
Professor Trujillo was awarded an Alexander von Humboldt Foundation Research Fellowship to write her book, Reframing the Trade and Environment Linkage through Sustainable Developmentin a Fragmented World, which will be published with Cambridge University Press in 2018. In furtherance of this book project, she has been a Visiting Scholar at the Max Planck Institute for Comparative Public Law and International Law (MPIL) in Heidelberg, Germany during Fall 2015 and 2016 and will be returning to the MPIL in the same capacity in 2018.
Her publications, which have appeared in law reviews, books, and peer-reviewed journals such as the Journal of International Economic Law, examines the relationship between international trade and investment with domestic regulatory structures, specifically in the areas of energy and the environment, antitrust law, and international consumer protection law. Professor Trujillo was a Visiting Professor at Florida State University School of Law in 2005 and from 2011-2012, a Visiting Scholar at Harvard Law School. In 2012, the Massachusetts Association of Hispanic Attorneys named Professor Trujillo “Latina Trailblazer in the Law.” Prior to entering academia, she worked for the Houston office of the New York law firm LeBoeuf, Lamb, Greene and MacRae (later known as Dewey and LeBoeuf) in the areas of corporate law, project finance and international business transactions, with an emphasis on energy and Latin America.