Professor Eyal Benvenisti is Samuel Rubin Visiting Professor of Law, Columbia Law School (2022). He is the Whewell Professor of International Law at the University of Cambridge, CC Ng Fellow in Law at Jesus College, and the Director of the Lauterpacht Centre for International Law. He is also a Visiting Professor at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem, and a member of the Global Visiting Faculty of New York University School of Law. He is Member of the Institut de droit international and of the Israeli Academy of Sciences and Humanities. A Co-Editor of the British Yearbook of International Law, he served on the Editorial Board of the American Journal of International Law (2009-18). He was Project Director of the “GlobalTrust – Sovereigns as Trustees of Humanity” research project, funded by an ERC Advanced Grant (2013-18). He previously was a Visiting Professor at the law schools at Harvard, Columbia, Michigan, Pennsylvania, Toronto and Yale. He gave special courses at The Hague Academy of International Law (2013) and the Xiamen Academy of International Law (2017). Benvenisti will deliver the General Course in International Law at The Hague Academy of International Law in 2024.
Significant publications include: The WHO —Destined To Fail?: Political Cooperation and the Covid-19 Pandemic, 114 American J. Int’l. L. 588 (2020); Monopolizing War: Codifying the Laws of War to Reassert Governmental Authority, 1856–1874 31 European J Int’l L. 127 (2020) (With Doreen Lustig); Between Fragmentation and Democracy: The Role of National and International Courts (Cambridge University Press, 2017, with George W. Downs); The Law of Global Governance (The Hague Academy of International Law “pocket book” series, 2014); EJIL Foreword: Upholding Democracy amid the Challenges of New Technology: What Role for the Law of Global Governance?, 29 European J. Int’l L. 9 (2018); Sovereigns as Trustees of Humanity: On the Accountability of States to Foreign Stakeholders, 107 American Journal of International Law 295 (2013); and most recently, The Birth and Life of the Definition of Military Objectives, 71 International & Comparative Law Quarterly 269 (2022).