Professor Scoville teaches and writes on U.S. foreign relations law and international law. His research focuses on the various ways in which domestic law regulates U.S. diplomatic activities and, separately, on comparative international law. He is a Fulbright grant recipient, a periodic contributor at Lawfare, and an associate managing editor for AJIL Unbound, the online companion to the American Journal of International Law. Before entering academia, he worked as a litigation associate in the Denver and Tokyo offices of the law firm of Morrison & Foerster, and served as a law clerk for Judge Milan D. Smith, Jr. of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit and Judge Neil V. Wake of the U.S. District Court for the District of Arizona. He also worked briefly at the Arms Control Association and the Defense Department’s Office of the General Counsel (International Affairs). Professor Scoville holds a J.D. from Stanford Law School, where he was an executive editor for the Stanford Law Review, and a B.A. in International Studies from Brigham Young University, where he was the valedictorian.