GARDNER Stephanie, J.D.

  • Position :
  • Assistant Professor

  • Department :
  • International and European Law
  • Phone :
  • +32 (0)2 614 8170
  • E-mail :
  • stephanie.gardner@vub.be
  • Office hours :
  • By appointment
  • Nationality :
  • U.S.A., Belgium
  • Languages :
  • English, Dutch, French
  • Education :
  • Juris Doctorate, Creighton University School of Law, Omaha, Nebraska (USA); President, Student Bar Association (1998)

     

    B.A. in Communications and American Studies (double major), University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill (1985)

     

    Additional studies/scholarship: Harvard University; University of California, San Diego; Boston University; Paris-Sorbonne Université; Georgetown University Law Center

  • Teaching :
  • Vesalius College (2012 - present)

    • Business Law, Advanced Business Law 

     

    Other:

    Solvay Business School, VUB Brussels - Gastprofessor (2018 - present)

    • International Business Law, Masters level
    • Masters Thesis Advisor

     

    KU Leuven, Odisee (BBM), Brussels (2015 - present)

    • Principles of Law
    • Commercial Law
    • Thesis/Work Placement Advisor
    • Erasmus Professor Exchange: Faculty of Business of Dokuz Eylül University, Izmir Turkey (2018, 2019)

     

    ESCA Ecole de Management (Masters), Casablanca Morocco (2011 - present)

    • International Business Law
    • Contracts Law

     

    Vietnam National University, USSH (MBA), Ho Chi Minh City and Hanoi, Vietnam (2009 - 2013)

    • International & EU Business Law

     

    Hoa Sen University (Bachelor), Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam (2010 - 2013)

    • International & EU Business Law I & II

     

    Université de Lille (Masters Executive Internt’l Management): IAE Lille, ESAM Paris, ESAM Lyon (2011 - 2014)

    • International Business Law
    • Contracts Law

     

    University of Novi Sad, Serbia (Masters) (2013)

    • International Business Law

     

    University of Windesheim Flevoland (Masters), Nederlands (2013)

    • International & EU Business Law
  • Research area(s) :
    • Business Law
    • Entrepreneurship
    • Contracts Law
    • Commercial Law
    • Legal Ethics
    • Education & Teaching Skills
  • Other relevant information:
  • Non-teaching professional experience:

    • Vesalius College:
      • Head, International and European Law Bachelor (2015-17)
      • Program Director, International and European Law Bachelor (2013-15)
      • Resident Director, BCA Study Abroad (2013 - present)
      • Faculty member, Student Conduct Committee (2012 - 2016)
      • Secretary, College Council (2012 - 2014)
    • JP Morgan/Euroclear, Brussels: Assistant Resident Counsel, Legal Division; Compliance Officer; Legal Advisor to Risk Management (1994 - 2009)
    • Linklaters, Brussels: Legal Editor (1991 - 1992)
    • Commodity Futures Trading Commission, Washington DC: Attorney, Office of the General Counsel (1988 - 1991)