Jason J. Kilborn, Professor of Law, John Marshall Law School (Chicago, USA) and Van der Grinten Chair in International and Comparative Insolvency Law, Radboud Universiteit (Nijmegen, the Netherlands)
Prof. Jason Kilborn has spent nearly two decades in the legal academy exploring comparative bankruptcy law and practice around the world and over time. He has written numerous articles and two books on comparative bankruptcy for individuals (including an analysis of classical Islamic law, Shari'a), coauthored a book on international cooperation in cross-border business bankruptcy, and is a national reporter and co-editor of an Oxford University Press series of detailed comparative volumes on national insolvency practices around the world. Professor Kilborn chaired a drafting group for a World Bank project on the treatment of insolvency of natural persons, he has worked with World Bank as a contractors on projects relating to personal insolvency law reform in South Africa and the insolvency of micro, small, and medium enterprises, and he has advised several national governments on their development of personal insolvency laws.
Professor Kilborn is an elected member of the International Insolvency Institute.