Dan-Joyner-Head-Shot-squareProfessor Daniel H. Joyner is a senior Professor of Law at the University of Alabama School of Law in the U.S. He has taught public international and international trade law in both the U.S. and the U.K. for more than ten years, and has taught specialty courses in international nuclear energy and nuclear nonproliferation law in four countries.

He is widely regarded as a leading expert in the area of international nuclear energy and nuclear nonproliferation law, including IAEA safeguards, export controls, nuclear security law, trade and investment, and general international law.

Professor Joyner’s scholarly writing on these issues is prolific, including three monographs published by Oxford University Press, and numerous edited works and law journal articles. He has also traveled extensively lecturing on these topics.  He is the founder of the online blog Arms Control Law, which has thrice been included in the American Bar Association’s annual list of the 100 best blogs for a legal audience.

Professor Joyner has worked with a leading law firm in the United States, Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pitman LLP, as well as independently as a consulting attorney, providing legal advice to sovereign states and private parties on matters related to international nuclear energy law.

Professor Joyner holds a B.A. from Brigham Young University, a M.A. from the University of Georgia, a J.D. from Duke University School of Law, and a Ph.D. in law from the University of Warwick.  He is admitted to practice in the State of Georgia and in Washington D.C.

Areas of Expertise
  • International Nuclear Energy and Nuclear Nonproliferation Law
  • International Investment Law
  • Public International Law


Arms Control & Nonproliferation

Professor Daniel H. Joyner comments on the (predictable) dismissal of the Marshall Islands cases by the ICJ