Eric Alexander Freedman

Visiting Professor of Law


B.A., 1965, Universities of Newcastle
1963-1964, Paris-Sorbonne
Ph.D., 1970, Cornell University


Eric Freedman is the European Advisor and visiting professor for the Program in Holocaust and Human Rights Studies.
Since 2001 he has been banking research consultant to the Wiesenthal Center Europe, attached to the French government Commission on Holocaust-era spoliation indemnification.
He was Head of Education, Training and Quality at the French Institute of Management, Paris (1976-2002) and Professor of International Negotiating at the University of Orléans, France (1987-2003).
He has published over a hundred articles and communications on a wide variety of topics including language and negotiation pedagogy and training, French and Romanian studies, film criticism, law and literature, and Holocaust studies. From October 2009 through January 2010, he co-organized a major exhibition at the Holocaust Memorial, Paris, on the life and work of the Romanian-French poet and philosopher Benjamin Fondane, and published his bibliography (Paris, Editions Non Lieu, 2009). His edition of Fondane’s collected plays will be published in Paris in 2012.
He was educated at the University of Durham (UK), the University of Paris-Sorbonne and Cornell University.

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Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law
55 Fifth Avenue, Room 537
New York, NY 10003

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