College of Law hosts visiting scholar Dr. Zhyldyz Tegizbekova

The International Aviation Law Institute (IALI) is pleased to host visiting scholar Dr. Zhyldyz Tegizbekova, dean of the law program at the International University of Central Asia in the Kyrgyz Republic. Dr. Tegizbekova, who returns to DePaul following her spring 2010 IALI residency, will spend a semester at the College of Law as part of a Soros Foundation/Open Society Institute program.

Internationally recognized and renowned for her high level aviation work, Dr. Tegizbekova specializes in research on the development of aviation law in the Kyrgyz Republic, on customary law, and on comparative analysis of U.S. and Kyrgyz law.

Aside from meeting with staff and faculty members at DePaul, Dr. Tegizbekova will write an article on the concept of open skies in Krygyzstan for Issues in Aviation Law and Policy, and will observe an aviation law course led by FedEx/United Airlines Resident Research Fellow John Q. Mulligan.