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Jide James-Eluyode

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Social & Behavioral Sciences
Faculty Assoc
Faculty, WEST Campus, Mailcode 3051

Dr. Jide James-Eluyode’s teaching and scholarly interests lie at the interdisciplinary intersection of human rights & social justice, law & development, indigenous peoples’ rights, corporate social responsibility, international & comparative law, humanitarian law, environmental policy, and philosophy of law. Dr. James-Eluyode has authored several articles and delivers numerous lectures on these subjects. Dr. James-Eluyode also serve as an adjunct professor of law at the UIC John Marshall Law School, and was a senior fellow, post-doctoral fellow, and teaching fellow at the University of Arizona Rogers College of Law. Dr. James-Eluyode’s extensive scholarly and field practice experience includes working on complex human rights and economic development advocacy projects in the U.S., Belize, and Canada.

Dr. James-Eluyode holds advanced degrees of Doctor of Juridical Science (S.J.D), with a focus in international human rights, from the University of Arizona, and a Master of Laws (LL.M) degree, with specialization in international business & trade, from the UIC John Marshall Law School. He also earned a Juris Doctor (J.D.) degree from the University of Arizona, and an Advanced Graduate Study Certificate in Global Policy from Northwestern University.

Dr. James-Eluyode is the author of the pivotal book, Corporate Responsibility and Human Rights: Global Trends and Issues Concerning Indigenous Peoples, an ingenious treatise on the subjects of international human rights law and corporate social responsibility practices around the world.


  • S.J.D. (Doctor of Juridical Science), The University of Arizona
  • LL.M. (Master of Laws), UIC John Marshall Law School
  • J.D. (Juris Doctor), The University of Arizona
  • Advanced Graduate Study Cert., Northwestern University                                                
Research Interests: 
  • Human Rights (theory & advocacy)
  • Indigenous Peoples’ Rights & Policy
  • Law & Development (economic development, globalization, and social Justice)
  • Corporate Social Responsibility & Business Ethics
  • Humanitarian Law
  • Law, Morality, and Social Dimensions (philosophy of law)
  • International & Comparative Law
  • Comparative Government & International Organizations.
  • Global Health Law & Policy
  • Contracts
Summer 2020
Course NumberCourse Title
POS 150Comparative Government
Spring 2020
Course NumberCourse Title
JHR 510Problem-Based Sem Social JHR
JHR 598Special Topics
Fall 2019
Course NumberCourse Title
POS 150Comparative Government
JHR 506Grant Writing
Spring 2019
Course NumberCourse Title
POS 150Comparative Government
Fall 2018
Course NumberCourse Title
JHR 506Grant Writing