Robert L. Brown is a former chair of the American Bar Association, Section of International Law, and its nearly 20,000 members in over 100 countries. He is admitted in New York, Washington, D.C., California, and Kentucky, and in England and Wales and Hong Kong.
He has Ph.D. degrees from Cambridge University and from The London School of Economics and Political Science. He also has a Master’s degree from Jochi University in Tokyo, and an Advanced Accounting Certificate from Bellarmine University. Recently, he completed an LL.M in international trade and development from the University of London. From 2015–16 he was dean of the Business School at Bellarmine University.
He is the author of over 15 books on international business, including Going Global, Thomson, 2006–2012, 2020; and International Business Plans, World Trade Press, 2003.
The Emperor of Japan conferred on Robert the Order of the Rising Sun, Gold Rays with Rosette in recognition of his efforts to strengthen ties between Japan and the United States. He was also included in the Insider Louisville’s Top 100: Change-Makers and Groundbreakers.