Jose Alvarez

Herbert and Rose Rubin Professor of International Law, NYU Law

José E. Alvarez is a former president of the American Society of International

Law, the previous co-editor-in-chief of the American Journal of International

Law, and a member of the Institut de Droit International and Council on

Foreign Relations. His over 130 articles and book chapters and six books

have made substantial scholarly contributions to a wide range of subjects

within international law, including the law-generating rules of international

organizations, the challenges facing international criminal tribunals, the

boundaries between "public" and private," and the legitimacy issues surrounding

the international investment regime. His most recent books include The Impact

of International Organizations on International Law (2017) (originating from

his General Course offered at the Xiamen Academy of International Law),

International Investment Law (2017), and The Boundaries of Investment

Arbitration (forthcoming, Juris 2018). Alvarez has been a special adviser on

international law to the prosecutor of the International Criminal Court, an

attorney-adviser in the Office of the Legal Adviser of the U.S. Department of

State, a judicial clerk to a U.S. appellate judge, and a lawyer in private practice.

He previously taught at Columbia Law School, the University of Michigan,

George Washington University Law School, and Georgetown Law School.

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