Athanasios Mihalakas

Global Professor of Practice, Law

Athanasios (Nasos) Mihalakas is Global Professor of Law at the University of Arizona, where he teaches in the OUC-UA legal program. Nasos teaches Legal Research & Writing, International Trade Law and International Environmental Law. He received his LLM from the University College London, and his JD from the University of Pittsburgh School of Law.  Nasos worked for 10 years in Washington DC as a trade policy analyst and taught International Business-related courses for the past 10 years.  He is also a Visiting Research Associate with the Athens Institute for Education and Research (ATINER), and a frequent contributor to the Diplomatic Courier.

Curriculum Vitae


  • LLM University College London
    Graduated with Merit
  • JD University of Pittsburgh School of Law
  • BS University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign

Work Experience

  • Global Professor of Practice in Law
    James E. Rogers College of Law
    2020 - present
  • Visiting Research Associate
    Athens Institute for Education and Research
    2019 - present
  • Director, Internship Program
    United Nations Association of Rochester
    2018 - 2019
  • Assistant Professor for International Business
    SUNY Brockport School of Business & Management
    2012 - 2018
  • Policy Analyst - Economics & Trade
    U.S.-China Economic & Security Review Committee, Washington, D.C.
    2008 - 2010
  • International Trade Policy Analyst
    U.S. Department of Commerce, Washington, D.C.
    2001 - 2008