Vice President, The Center for American and International Law
Director, Southwestern Institute for International and Comparative Law
Mark Smith is Vice President of The Center for American and International Law. He serves as Dean of The Center’s Academy of American and International Law, and directs The Center’s Southwestern Institute for International and Comparative Law and its Institute for Law and Techology. He is also responsible for the Center’s programs on Actual Innocence. Mark previously was the Executive Director of The West Virginia State Bar and served as Assistant to the Executive Director of the American Bar Association. He has chaired the Dallas Committee for International Visitors and was President of the Volunteer Center of Collin County. He has taught public sector strategic planning and contemporary American conflicts at the University of Texas at Dallas and served on the Board of the World Affairs Council of Dallas/Fort Worth. Mark received an undergraduate degree from Princeton University and a law degree from Yale University.
Staff Assistant, Southwestern Institute for International and Comparative Law
Jasmine Hunt began working for The Institute for Law and Technology in September of 2013. She is a 2011 graduate from the University of Texas at Dallas with a Bachelor’s of Science in International Political Economy. That same year, she interned at the Embassy of Australia in Washington, D.C. working to increase science and technology relations between the U.S. and Australia while also volunteering with the Arthur Ashe Children’s Program. In 2013, Jasmine received her Master of Arts in Conflict Management and Dispute Resolution from Southern Methodist University and became Texas State Certified in Mediation and Domestic Relations. Jasmine is currently a member of the National Association of Asian American Professionals and volunteers for the Youth Conflict Resolution Center in Dallas. In her free time, Jasmine likes to stay active by practicing Bikram yoga and meditation. .