Keywords: Death penalty, Sport history, Executive clemency, Pardons, Comparative constitutional law

Affiliation: George Mason University

Pronouns: He/Him

Email Contact: anovak2[at]gmu.edu

Twitter Handle: @andrewjnovak

Andrew Novak is a specialist in international and comparative law and teaches courses related to international criminal justice and human rights. He was previously an adjunct professor of law at American University Washington College of Law, where he taught African Law. A lawyer by training, most of his research has been on the death penalty and comparative constitutional law, especially in common law Africa. Currently, his research focuses on comparative executive clemency and litigation against anti-sodomy laws. He has also written on sport history, international criminal law, LGBT rights, and African politics, especially colonial Zimbabwe. He is licensed to practice law in New York and the District of Columbia, and served as a law clerk to the Chief Administrative Law Judge in the United States Department of Labor.