Thibaut FleuryMr. Fleury is a Ph.D. student at the University of Paris II, Panthéon-Assas, France. He is the recipient of a three-year fellowship from the French Ministry of Education and Research and an assistant professor of Public Law at the University of Versailles-Saint-Quentin. Mr. Fleury, who has been awarded prices in Constitutional Law (2002) and History of Political Philosophy (2005) during his Public Law studies at University Strasbourg III-Robert Schuman (France), holds a D.E.A. of "Philosophy of Law" from the University Paris II.
Mr. Fleury's Dissertation for his D.E.A. on the "Law of Nations in Jean-Jacques Rousseau’s thought ", was published in 2006 by the Michel Villey from the Institute for Philosophy of Law and Legal Culture. He chose to deepen his research on the development of International Law by writing a thesis on territorial issues in the United States, and their contribution to the development of International Law. Parallel to his thesis work Mr. Fleury is a regular contributer to the Revue Trimestrielle de Droit Européen, a French European Law Review.
During his stay at NYU, he worked with Prof. Benedict Kingsbury from the Institute for International Law and Justice on the links between territory, federation and International Law and on the legal status of U.S. territories and Indian land.