Uché Ewelukwa is a professor of law at the University of Arkansas School of Law in Fayetteville, Arkansas, where she teaches courses on international trade law, International investment law, intellectual property law, international business transactions, and international human rights law.
Professor Ewelukwa is an active member of the American Bar Association Section on International Law (ABA-SIL) where she currently serves as the Vice-Chair of the International Intellectual Property Committee, the Vice-Chair of the Committee on Corporate Social Responsibility, the Vice-Chair of the Committee on Investment and Development and ABA-SIL Liason to the International Center for the Settlement of Investment Dispute. Professor Ewelukwa is also currently the Secretary-General of the African Society of International Law, is the Co-Chair of the Africa Interest Group of the American Society of International Law, and is an active member of the Nigerian Bar Association
Professor Uché Ofodile has been a visiting professor at several universities around the world including the American University of Armenia, the Trade Policy Training Center in Africa, the University of Puerto Rico School of Law, and the University of Oklahoma Law Center (the Crowe and Dunlevy International Visiting Professor of Law).
Professor Ewelukwa is widely published on various aspects of international law, regional integration, and international organizations. Her research interest is on the intersection of investment and human rights, the intersection of trade and human rights, as well as the intersection of intellectual property and human rights. Her recent publications include: China-Africa Bilateral Investment Treaties: A Critique 35 Michigan Journal of International Law (forthcoming 2013); Disciplining Foreign Investment in Land in Africa: Mapping the Role of International Investment Contracts and International Investment Law, Law and Development Review (forthcoming 2013); Africa's Intellectual Property Conundrum: Any Way Forward? 41 (3) International Law News (2012); South-South Trade and Investment: The Good, the Bad and the Ugly - African Perspectives , 20(2) Minnesota Journal of International Law 513-587 (2011); The Politics of African Trade Negotiations in the WTO Doha Round, in The Politics of International Economic Law 64-105 (Tomer Broude, Marc L. Busch, and Amelia Porges, eds.; Cambridge University Press (2011); and Trade, Empires and Subjects: China-Africa Trade: A New Fair Trade Arrangement Or The Third Scramble For Africa? 41(2) Vanderbilt Journal of Transnational Law 505 (2008).