Professor Dane Ciolino serves as the Alvin R. Christovich Distinguished Professor of Law at Loyola University New Orleans College of Law. His current scholarly and teaching interests at Loyola include Professional Responsibility, Evidence, Advocacy and Criminal Law.
Professor Ciolino graduated cum laude from Rhodes College in 1985, and magna cum laude from Tulane Law School in 1988, where he was inducted into Order of the Coif and selected as Editor in Chief of the Tulane Law Review. After graduation, he clerked for the United States District Court, Eastern District of Louisiana, and practiced law at Cravath, Swaine & Moore LLP in New York City, and Stone Pigman Walther Wittmann LLC, in New Orleans.
Since joining the faculty at Loyola, Professor Ciolino has served as reporter to the Louisiana State Bar Association Ethics 2000 Committee, as chairperson of a Louisiana Attorney Disciplinary Board Hearing Committee, and as a member of the following Louisiana State Bar Association committees: the Professionalism Committee, the Lawyer & Judicial Codes of Conduct Committee, and the Ethics Advisory Service Committee. His legal ethics e-book, Louisiana Legal Ethics, is located at www.lalegalethics.org. This is Professor Ciolino's first year as the Vienna Program Director.
Professor Richard Gamauf serves on the University of Vienna law faculty, and he has lectured on human rights in Loyola’s summer program for several years. He earned his Magister and Ph.D. from the University of Vienna. He also served as law clerk at the Austrian Constitutional Court.
Professor Ursula Kriebaum serves on the University of Vienna law faculty. She has taught international human rights law at the University of Vienna, the European Masters Programme in Human Rights and Democratization (Venice, Italy), Vienna, Austria), the Austrian Federal Academy, and for North West Council on Study Abroad. She has worked in the office of the legal adviser of the Austrian Ministry of Foreign Affairs and was legal expert in the team of the Austrian Special Envoy for Holocaust Restitution Issues. She was delegate to the UN Preparatory Committee for an International Criminal Court. She served as expert in an EU Twinning Project on the Improvement of Statement-taking Methods and Rooms in Turkey. She was nominated by the Austrian government as one of three candidates for the election of the Austrian judge to the European Court of Human Rights in 2007. From 1999 to 2002, she was Member of the Human Rights Advisory Board of the Austrian Ministry of the Interior nominated by Amnesty International.