David Caron

  • Professor, Boalt Hall, University of California at Berkeley

David Caron, C. William Maxenier Distinguished Professor of Law, UC Berkeley Boalt Hall School of Law, is an expert in international law. He currently teaches public international law, resolution of private international disputes, ocean law and policy, and an advanced international law writing workshop.

Before joining the Boalt faculty in 1987, Caron practiced with the San Francisco firm of Pillsbury Madison & Sutro. From 1985 to 1986, he was a senior research fellow at the Max Planck Institute for Comparative Public and International Law. A Fulbright scholar and former navigator and salvage diver in the U.S. Coast Guard, Caron graduated from Boalt in 1983. He then served as a legal assistant to Judges Richard Mosk and Charles Brower at the Iran-United States Claims Tribunal in The Hague.

He was a member of the board of editors of the American Journal of International Law from 1990 to 2005.