Term Assistant Professor, Department of Criminology Law and Society, George Mason University

Andrew Novak is term assistant professor of Criminology, Law, and Society at George Mason University, where he teaches courses on international law and human rights. He has also taught African law at American University Washington College of Law.

His research interests are primarily in the areas of comparative law, comparative constitutional law, and the death penalty, with a specific concentration in Sub-Saharan Africa. He is the author of The Global Decline of the Mandatory Death Penalty, Comparative Executive Clemency, and The African Challenge to Global Death Penalty Abolition.

Experience

  • 2017–present
    Term Assistant Professor, Department of Criminology Law and Society, George Mason University
  • 2013–2017
    Adjunct Professor, Department of Criminology Law and Society, George Mason University
  • 2012–2012
    Adjunct Professor, African Law, American University Washington College of Law

Education

  • 2016 
    Middlesex University School of Law, Ph.D. (Law)
  • 2009 
    Boston University School of Law, Juris Doctor
  • 2006 
    London School of Oriental and African Studies, M.Sc. African Politics