Roger P. Alford


Roger P. Alford is Deputy Assistant Attorney General for International Affairs. He is on leave from the faculty of Notre Dame Law School, which he joined in 2012, and where he is Concurrent Professor at the Keough School of Global Affairs and a Faculty Fellow at the Kellogg Institute for International Studies. Previously, he practiced law with a large law firm in Washington, D.C., and was a senior legal advisor to the Claims Resolution Tribunal for Dormant Activities in Zurich. Earlier in his career, he served as a law clerk to Judge James Buckley of the United States Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit and to Judge Richard Allison of the Iran-United States Claims Tribunal in The Hague. He completed his undergraduate studies at Baylor and earned his JD at New York University School of Law. He also holds degrees from Edinburgh University and Southern Seminary.