Paul H. Haagen is Professor of Law and Associate Dean for International Initiatives at the Duke University School of Law. He is Co-Director of the Center for Sports Law and Policy at Duke Law, Faculty Director of the Asia-America Institute for Transnational Law, and the former chair of Duke University’s China Faculty Council. Haagen has acted as a consultant to professional and international athletes, national and international sports federations, and American professional sports teams. He a member of the Editorial Board of the European Journal of Sports Studies (Italy) and the Sports Law Reporter (U.S.).

Haagen received a B.A. from Haverford College, a B.A. in Modern History and an M.A. from Oxford University, and an M.A. and Ph.D. in History from Princeton University, a J.D. from Yale Law School. He clerked for the Honorable Arlin M. Adams of the United States Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit and practiced with Dechert Price and Rhoads (now Dechert).

Last Updated: August 11, 2015



Here’s What’s Wrong With Most Commentary on the Beijing 2022 Olympics

Taisu Zhang & Paul H. Haagen
Upon hearing that Beijing would be hosting the 2022 Winter Olympics, we wondered what the Chinese government was thinking. The decision seemed counterintuitive, to say the least: For one thing, it barely snows in Beijing, or even in Zhangjiakou, the...