Annecoos Wiersema


Professor of Law, University of Denver Sturm College of Law.

Prof. Wiersema (SJD, Harvard Law School; LLB (Hons), The London School of Economics and Political Science). Prof. Wiersema’s research focuses on international environmental law, with emphasis on international wildlife law. She is the former Director of the International Legal Studies Program at the Sturm College of Law from 2013-2015 and former Ved P. Nanda Chair. Prior to joining the faculty at the University of Denver, she was an Assistant Professor at The Ohio State University Michael E. Moritz College of Law and worked in the Denver office of Arnold and Porter LLP as a litigation associate. Prof. Wiersema was the George W. Foley, Jr. Fellow in Environmental Law at Harvard Law School from 1999-2000 and spent time as a Visiting Scholar at the International Monetary Fund (IMF) in 2001. She is a member of the World Commission on Environmental Law of the IUCN, and a member of the Board of Editors of the Journal of International Wildlife Law and Policy.  For further information about Prof. Wiersema, please see her profile page here.