Prof. Damien Horigan holds a total of four academic degrees namely, a bachelor’s degree from the University of Hawaii at Hilo, a master’s degree from the University of New Brunswick, a juris doctor degree from the William S. Richardson School of Law, University of Hawaii at Manoa, and a legum magister degree from the Faculty of Law, National University of Singapore.
Prof. Horigan is licensed as an attorney-at-law in his home state. In addition, he is a member of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators.
During his career so far, Prof. Horigan has served in a wide variety of positions in the United States, Asia, and the Greater Middle East. Before moving to Japan in 2015 to teach full-time for UMUC, he worked in Afghanistan for a project supported by the United States Agency for International Development (USAID). He also served as the chairman of a leading Afghan bank based in Kabul.
Finally, Prof. Horigan has written book chapters, journal articles, conference papers, working papers, magazine articles, and newspaper opinion pieces on a range of different topics. His current research focuses on international business law.