Mark J Sundahl
 Title: Professor
Director, Global Space Law Center
 Dept: Law
 Office: LB 158
 Phone: 216-687-2335
 Fax: 216-687-6881
 Address: 2121 Euclid Ave. LB 158, Cleveland, OH 44115

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Research Keywords:
international law, commercial law, legal history, corporate law, space law
B.A., University of California, Los Angeles
Ph.D., Brown University
J.D., University of California, Hastings College of the Law
Brief Bio:
Prof. Mark Sundahl is the Charles R. Emrick Jr.- Calfee, Halter & Griswold Professor of Law and the Director of the Global Space Law Center at Cleveland State University.  Prof. Sundahl is a leading expert on the law of outer space and focuses primarily on the business, legal, and policy issues arising from the recent increase in private space activity. For the last six years, he has served on the Commercial Space Transportation Advisory Committee (COMSTAC) which advises the Federal Aviation Administration regarding new regulations governing private space activity. He is also a member of the Hague Working Group on the Governance of Space Resources and an advisor to the U.S. delegation to the UN Committee on the Peaceful Uses of Outer Space. He is currently writing the first textbook on Space Law.

In addition to his work in space law, Prof. Sundahl has published and lectured in the field of ancient Greek law.  He is the co-editor of NOMOI, the online bibliography of scholarship on ancient Greek law which was published in hard copy in 2011 under the title A New Working Bibliography of Ancient Greek Law (7th to 4th Centuries B.C.).

Prof. Sundahl holds a J.D. from the University of California, Hastings College of the Law, and a Ph.D. in Classics from Brown University. Prior to joining the faculty at Cleveland-Marshall, he was an associate in the International Transactions Group at Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman LLP in San Francisco. He currently serves as Of Counsel to the the Law Offices of Jon P. Yormick Co., L.P.A.