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Phil Nichols is an Associate Professor of Legal Studies and Business Ethics at the University of Pennsylvania. His research focuses on the institutions of international trade - primarily the World Trade Organization - and on the institutional changes occurring in emerging economies. Professor Nichols has also conducted substantial research on corruption. He also teaches courses on emerging economies and on international business transactions.
Professor Nichols also serves the University as the Faculty Director of College Houses and Academic Services, and as the Faculty Master of Stouffer College House.
Outside of the University, Professor Nichols holds the co-chair position of the Law Group of UN/CEFACT, and serves as co-chair of the International Economic Law Group of the American Society of International Law.