Benedict KingsburyBenedict William Kingsbury (born 1961) is Vice Dean and Director of the Institute for International Law and Justice at New York University and a leading scholar in international law and diplomacy. He was recently also announced as a faculty director for the new NYU Law [http://www.law.nyu.edu/global/guarini-institute Guarini Institute for Global Legal Studies]. Born in Holland and raised in Hamilton, New Zealand he was a Rhodes Scholar in 1982, a commercial law graduate (LLB Honors) from Canterbury University in Christchurch, New Zealand and a doctor of International Relations and Law at Balliol College, University of Oxford. He lectured at Oxford University and Duke University prior to his New York University Law School appointment. He is an honorary citizen of San Ginesio in Italy, the birthplace of Alberico Gentili (1552-1608). He received an honorary doctorate in law from Tilburg University in 2016. From 2013-18 he was joint Editor in Chief of the American Journal of International Law (founded 1907). He received NYU Law School’s Podell Distinguished Teaching Award in 2019.
A leading academic on the rights of indigenous peoples in international law, his professional interests also include global administrative law, the history and theory of international law, and the international law of global governance. His ongoing research programs at NYU involve work on infrastructure as regulation, and on global tech law and global data law.
His publications include two books edited with Sir Adam Roberts on the United Nations and Hugo Grotius. Provided by Wikipedia