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Ian Hurd studies international relations, international law, and international theory at Northwestern University. His most recent book is How to Do Things With International Law. Earlier works include International Organizations: Politics, Law, Practice and After Anarchy: Legitimacy and Power in the UN Security Council. He is co-editor of the Oxford Handbook of International Organizations and The UN Security Council and the Politics of International Authority. At Northwestern, he is the Director of the International Studies Program and leads the Politics of International Law Network at the Buffett Institute of Global Studies. He has been a visiting scholar at the American Bar Foundation, the Woodrow Wilson School at Princeton, WZB - Berlin Social Science Center, Sciences Po, and EHESS.

Recent work

How to Do Things With International Law, a book on the politics of the international rule of law (Princeton 2017) here

The Oxford Handbook of International Organizations Jacob Katz Cogan Ian Hurd and Ian Johnstone eds (2016) here

International Organizations: Politics, Law, Practice (Cambridge, 3rd ed. 2017) here

“The UN Security Council,” in Oxford Handbook of International Security, Gheciu and Wohlforth eds. 2017

“The Permissive Power of the Ban on War,” European Journal of International Security 2017 here

“How to Get Away With Cholera: The UN, Haiti, and International Law,” Perspectives on Politics, 2016 here

“Enchanted and Disenchanted International Law,” Global Policy 2016 here

Recent past events

Global Order - Same as it Ever Was? conference by Northwestern IO/IL on history and politics of international law, Chicago June 2nd

Is Human Rights Dead? Ian Hurd and Eric Posner at the Chicago Council of Global Affairs Feb 15 2017 here

Launch party for the Oxford Handbook of International Organizations, NY March 10 2017 book

Beyond Deterrence: New Approaches to Global Nuclear Politics workshop at Northwestern IO/IL April 7 2017

Beatrice Lindstrom on UN legal obligations to Haiti, Feb 2 at NU Law - Center for Intl Human Rights here

2016 annual Graduate Student conference on the history, law, and politics of intl orgs and intl law by Northwestern IO/IL program

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