International Legal Studies

Our Faculty

NYU's faculty strength in the area of international law is unrivaled. In addition to the many long-standing leaders on our permanent faculty, we continue to attract from other law and graduate programs many scholars or practitioners who are at the very top of their respective areas. 

Faculty Director

 J.H.H. Weiler

Joseph Straus Professor of Law

Co-Director, Jean Monnet Center for International and Regional Economic Law & Justice

J.H.H. Weiler is University Professor as well as holder of the European Union Jean Monnet Chair at New York University School of Law and Co-Director of the Jean Monnet Center for International and Regional Economic Law & Justice. Weiler is also President of European University Institute (EUI), Florence, Italy. Weiler is Professor at the National University of Singapore; Honorary Professor at University College, London; Honorary Professor at the Department of Political Science, University of Copenhagen; and Co-Director of the Academy of International Trade Law in Macao, China. Weiler is a Fellow of the American Academy of Arts. He holds degrees from Sussex (BA); Cambridge (LLB and LLM); and The Hague Academy of International Law (Diploma of International Law). He earned his Ph.D. in European Law at the EUI, Florence. He is recipient of Doctorates Honoris Causafrom London University, from Sussex University, from the University of Macerata, Italy and from the University of Edinburgh and is Honorary Member of the Senate of the University of Ljubljana. Read more...