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Jenik Radon, J.D.

Adjunct Professor of International and Public Affairs

212-496-2700

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Jenik Radon is an adjunct professor at Columbia University's School of International and Public Affairs (SIPA), leading capstone projects and teaching a course on energy, human rights and corporate responsibility.  He has been awarded for his teaching at SIPA and at Monterrey Tech in Mexico.  He has lectured in over 40 countries.  He was selected as a Fulbright Specialist (2012) at the Law School of Makerere University, Uganda in the field of extractive industry.

Radon has an international law firm, representing international corporations and foreign public entities.  He co-authored Estonia's foreign investment, mortgage/pledge, privatization and corporate laws.  In 1990, he was awarded the Medal of Distinction of the Estonian Chamber of Commerce.  In 2000, after serving as Georgia's key advisor and negotiator during the multi-billion dollar pipeline, he was awarded Georgia's highest civilian award, the Order of Honor.

Radon has written numerous articles, including Resolving Conflicts of Interest in State-Owned Enterprises, International Social Science Journal (UNESCO); Staatsfonds vor den Toren (Sovereign Wealth Funds Before the [Trojan] Gates), Getting Human Rights Right, Standford Social Innovation Journal (December, 2007) How To Negotiate Your Oil Agreement, in Escaping the Resource Curse, ed. Macartan Humphreys, Jeffrey Sachs and Joseph Stiglitz (Columbia University Press, June 2007); Ethics in Business (MBA) Education - A New Must, International Management Development Research Yearbook, Technology, Structure, Environment, And Strategy Interfaces In A Changing Global Business Arena (June 2006).  Hear No Evil, Speak No Evil, See No Evil Spells Complicity, (UN) Compact Quarterly (Volume 2005, Issue 2), published by the (UN) Global Compact.  Radon obtained his B.A. from Columbia University, a M.C.P. from the University of California, Berkeley and a J.D. from Stanford Law School.

Research

Oil and Gas (including Pipelines and Energy Security), International Corporate Responsibility (including Corruption and Minority Rights), and International Negotiation; Select Country Focus: Estonia, Georgia, Germany, Mongolia and India.

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SIPA Faculty Profile
Harriman Institute Profile

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