Jan M. Broekman
Visiting Professor of Law
Prof. Jan M. Broekman, Distinguished Visiting Professor of Law. Professor Broekman teaches Civil Law: From Roman Empire to European Union and the Roberta Kelveson Seminar on Law and Semiotics. The Seminar is the focus of an issue of the International Journal for the Semiotics of Law: "Lawyers Making Meaning." Professor Broekman is a Professor of legal philosophy and theory and former Dean of the Law Faculty at Katholieke Universiteit Leuven, Belgium. He has served on the faculty of the Free University, Amsterdam, The Netherlands (1980-1995) and as a Visiting Professor of Law at University of Illinois. He is an honorary professor at Universidad Nacional de Argentina, Mar del Plata and Senator of the Accademia Internazionale Medicea, Firenze, Italy. Professor Broekman has authored more than thirty books and more than 300 articles in scientific journals. He is a participant in the electronic education activities of the New York Multimedia Institute for Interactive Learning in the US and abroad. His recent works include A Philosophy of European Union Law (1999); Recht uit Woorden (2004); The Virtual in E-Education (2004); and, with M. H. Foox, Binding Words, Unfolding Selves (2008).
Professor Broekman studied law and social sciences at the Rijksuniversiteit Leiden (Netherlands) and philosophy at the Georg-August Universität Göttingen, Germany, where he obtained his Ph.D. in philosophy, psychiatry and education.
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