Cree Jones

Associate Professor of Law

Professor Jones was a Harry A. Bigelow Teaching Fellow and Lecturer in Law at the University of Chicago Law School. Prior to starting his fellowship he completed a PhD in Economics at the University of Chicago. He also holds graduate degrees in law and public policy from the University of Michigan and in teaching from Johns Hopkins University. He previously worked as lead consultant to the International Investment Agreements (IIA) Section at the United Nations Conference on Trade and Development to design and implement the IIA University Mapping Project. This project culminated in the creation of a new database on the provision-level content of more than 2,500 bilateral investment treaties. His research is on international economic law with an emphasis on trade and investment. Professor Jones joined the faculty in 2020.


  • B.S., Brigham Young University
  • M.A., Johns Hopkins University
  • J.D., University of Michigan Law School
  • Ph.D., University of Chicago
  • M.P.P., University of Michigan

Cree Jones & Weijia Rao, Sticky BITs, 61 HARV. INT’l L.J. 357 (2020).