Elizabeth Milovidov, Ph.D., Esq.

Sunday, 14 June 2009
Assistant Professor at the American Graduate School in Paris

Fields of expertise

  • Children’s Rights Law

  • International Family Law

  • International Business Law

  • International Public Law

  • Introduction to American Law


  • Ph.D. in International Relations & Diplomacy, American Graduate School in Paris, Paris, France.
    Dissertation topic: "Have a Modem? Become a Mommy: Commodification and the Rise of Photolistings and Online Marketing of Children for Adoption".

  • Certificate in Understanding Children's Human Rights Law, London School of Economics and Politics, Centre for the Study of Human Rights, London, England

  • M.A., International Trade, European University, Brussels, Belgium

  • M.B.A., European University, Paris, France

  • J.D., University of California Davis, Davis, California, USA

  • M.A., Political Science, University of California Davis, Davis, California, USA

  • B.A., Economics, University of California, Los Angeles, Los Angeles, California, USA

Other current posts

  • Creator and content manager, www.The-Crossing-Guard.com, a blog on children’s rights and child protection

  • Lecturer Université de Paris 8, Saint-Denis Law School (since 2012)

  • Associate Professor, University of Cergy-Pontoise Law School (since 2008)

  • Guest Lecturer, University of Montpellier Law School (since 2004)

Previous experience

  • Assistant Professor, Touro College, Paris, France

  • Lecturer, Université de Paris 2, Panthéon-Assas Law School, Paris, France

  • General Counsel – Operations, Netsize, Paris, France

  • General Counsel – Group, Genesys, Montpellier, France

  • Assistant European Counsel, Meritor, Paris, France

  • Attorney-at-law, Lillick & Charles, San Francisco, California, USA

Selected Publications

Forthcoming: "Race, Money and the Internet: Commodification and the Rise of Online Marketing of Children for Adoption", chapter in Obviously Family: Writings on Race in International and Transracial Adoption by Vilna Bashi Treitler, to be published 2013 (Palgrave Macmillan, Houndmills, UK)

Professional Associations

  • International Association for Child Safety, Associate Member

  • European Professional Women's Network, Member

  • California Bar Association, Member

  • D.C. Bar Association, Member

Community Service

  • Red Cross, Local Delegation Paris 3-10, Volunteer and Trainer - Baby and Child CPR




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