After completing an undergraduate degree in history at the University of Colorado in 1980, Professor Dhooge attended the University of Denver College of Law where he received his Juris Doctor in 1983. He received his LL.M. in 1995 from the Georgetown University Law Center where he specialized in international and comparative law. Prior to coming to Georgia Tech, Professor Dhooge spent eleven years in private law practice and twelve years serving on the faculty of the University of the Pacific in California.
Professor Dhooge has authored more than sixty scholarly articles, co-authored fourteen books, and has presented research papers and courses throughout the United States, Asia, Europe, and South America. Professor Dhooge is the recipient of numerous research awards given by the Academy of Legal Studies in Business, including seven Ralph C. Hoeber Awards for excellence in research. He was designated the outstanding junior business law faculty member in the United States by the Academy in 2002 and received the Kay Duffy Award for outstanding service in 2005. He received the Academy’s Distinguished Career Faculty Award in 2019.
Professor Dhooge was the program chair for the Academy’s 2009 international conference in Denver, Colorado and served as Academy President in 2009-10. Professor Dhooge is a past editor-in-chief of the American Business Law Journal and the Journal of Legal Studies Education.