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Professor Dr. Kirk W. Junker



Prof. Dr. Kirk W. Junker

Professional career

Before joining the Law Faculty at the University of Cologne, Prof. Junker was Prof. of Law and Director of International Programs the Duquesne University School of Law in Pittsburgh, USA.  Earlier, Prof.Junker  held the first cross-border academic position in Ireland by being a full-time faculty member at both Queen’s University of Belfast in Northern Ireland and Dublin City University in Ireland.  He was also a member of the Faculty of Natural Sciences of the Open University in the United Kingdom. Prof. Junker is an Adjunct Professor of Comparative and International Environmental Law to the Law Faculty atSts. Cyril and Methodius University, Skopje, Macedonia and Bharati Vidyapeeth Institute of Environment Education and Research, Bharati Vidyapeeth University, Pune, India.  Prof. Junker is licensed to practice law in Pennsylvania and before the federal courts of the United States of America. He was litigation counsel to the Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Resources. Fields of research: Comparative Law, Comparative Environmental Law, International Environmental Law, Law of the European Union, Law and Science, Law and Rhetoric.