Professor, University of the Philippines
Professor Casis received his LL.M. (2010) from Columbia University, specializing in International Law, Climate Change Law and Environmental Law. He earned the distinction of being a Harlan Fiske Stone Scholar (magna cum laude equivalent).
He has been teaching at UP Law since 2005 and became a full-time faculty member since 2008. He teaches International Humanitarian Law and International Environmental Law in the LLM and Public International Law in the JD programs of UP Law. He is the Director of the Institute of International Legal Studies of the University of the Philippines Law Center. He is an editor of the Philippine Yearbook of International Law, the publication of the Philippine Society of International Law where he also serves as Executive Director. He is the Managing Editor of the Asia Pacific Journal of International Humanitarian Law.
He is also the State Volume Editor for the Asian Yearbook of International Law. Aside from many published journal articles, Prof. Casis has written law treatises on the Law on Torts and Quasi-Delicts, the Law on Damages, Agency Law, Partnership Law and the Law on Contracts. He is also a member of the International Law Department of the Philippine Judicial Academy and Co-Convenor of the International Criminal Law interest group of the Asian Society of International Law.