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Ian Hurd is a scholar of the politics of international law at Northwestern University. He examines the boundary between legality and illegality in international affairs as a matter of history, politics, and public policy. A leading scholar of constructivism in IR theory, he is head of the International Organizations section of ISA and the interim director of the International Studies Program at Northwestern. He serves on the editorial boards of several journals on law, politics, and global affairs. His academic work appears in leading journals, edited collections, and several single-authored books, and he contributes regularly to public media on international affairs. Upcoming work includes a book, articles, and workshops on the politics of the international rule of law, and the Oxford Handbook of International Organizations (co-edited 2015). He is also a founder of the Red Line Beer Project, a sub-commercial nanobrewery in Evanston.