Jide James-Eluyode - Faculty & Adjuncts

Jide James-Eluyode

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Jide James-Eluyode
Visiting Assistant Professor of Law
College of Law


Jide James-Eluyode is a Visiting Assistant Professor of Law with the University of Tulsa College of Law (TU Law), where he teaches in the areas of contract law, criminal law, human rights and social justice, indigenous peoples’ human rights law, and energy and natural resources law. Professor James-Eluyode holds advanced degree of Doctor of Juridical Science (SJD), with a focus in international human rights, from the University of Arizona, and a Master of Laws (LL.M) degree, with specialization in international business and trade, from the University of Illinois Chicago School of Law. He also earned a Juris Doctor (J.D.) degree from the University of Arizona, and an Advanced Graduate Study Certificate in Global Policy from Northwestern University. Prior to joining TU Law, Professor James-Eluyode was a faculty member in the MA Program in Social Justice and Human Rights at the Arizona State University School of Social and Behavioral Sciences. He also served as a Senior Fellow and Post-doctoral Fellow at the University of Arizona James E. Rogers College of Law where he taught and conducted research in the areas of international human rights law, indigenous rights, and law and economic development.

Professor James-Eluyode’s research work lie at the intersection of international and comparative law, human rights and social justice, indigenous rights, law & development, corporate social responsibility, environmental law, energy and natural resources law, and philosophy of law. Professor James-Eluyode has authored several articles and delivered numerous lectures on these highlighted subject areas, and he is the author of the pivotal book, Corporate Responsibility and Human Rights: Global Trends and Issues Concerning Indigenous Peoples, an ingenious treatise about international human rights law and corporate social responsibility practices around the world. https://rowman.com/ISBN/9781498566643/Corporate-Responsibility-and-Human-Rights-Global-Trends-and-Issues-Concerning-Indigenous-Peoples

Research Interests

Corporate social responsibility and ethics, international and comparative law, indigenous peoples’ human rights law and policy, law and development, international business law, human rights and social justice, energy and natural resources law.

Teaching Interests

Contract Law
Criminal Law
Indigenous Peoples’ Human Rights Law
International Energy & Natural Resources Law
Human Rights and Social Justice
Law and Economic Development
International & Comparative Law
Philosophy of Law (Jurisprudence)

Courses Taught

  • Criminal Law & Administration
  • Seminar
  • Contracts
  • Indigenous Peoples Human Rights