Eyal Benvenisti, LL.B (Jerusalem) 1984, LL.M. (Yale) 1988, J.S.D. (Yale) 1990, is Anny and Paul Yanowicz Professor of Human Rights, Tel Aviv University Faculty of Law.
From 2016 Whewell Professor of International Law, University of Cambridge.
Global Professor at New York University School of Law (since 2003). Was Visiting Professor at several US law schools (Harvard, Columbia, Michigan, Pennsylvania), a Humboldt Fellow at the Humboldt University and the University of Munich and a Visiting Fellow at the Max Planck Institute for International Law at Heidelberg.
Recipient most recently of the European Research Council Advanced Grant for research on “Sovereigns as Trustees of Humanity: The Obligations of Nations in an Era of Global interdependence" (GlobalTrust) (2013-2018).
Associate Member, Institut de Droit International (2011).
From 2016: Editor, British Yearbook of International Law. Serves on the Editorial Board of the American Journal of International Law, and International Law in Domestic Courts. Founding Co-Editor, Theoretical Inquiries in Law (1997-2002, Editor in Chief 2003-2006).
Previously Hersch Lauterpacht Professor of International Law at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem Faculty of Law, Director of the Cegla Center for Interdisciplinary Research of the Law at Tel Aviv University (2002-2005), and Director of the Minerva Center for Human Rights at the Hebrew University (2000-2002).
Publications include: The Law of Global Governance (The Hague Academy of International Law, 2014); The International Law of Occupation (2nd Ed., Oxford University Press 2012, 1st Ed., Princeton University Press, 1993); Sharing Transboundary Resources: International Law and Optimal Resource Use (Cambridge University Press, 2002); Sovereigns as Trustees of Humanity: On the Accountability of States to Foreign Stakeholders, 107 AM. J. INT’L. L (forthcoming, 2013); Reclaiming Democracy: The Strategic Uses of Foreign and International Law by National Courts, 102 AM. J. INT’L. L 241 (2008); The Empire’s New Clothes: Political Economy and the Fragmentation of International Law, 60 STAN. L. REV. 101 (2007) (with George W. Downs); Exit and Voice in the Age of Globalization, 98 MICH. L. REV. 167 (1999); Collective Action in the Utilization of Shared Freshwater: The Challenges of International Water Resources Law, 90 AM. J. INT’L. L. 384 (1996); Judicial Misgivings regarding the Application of International Norms: An Analysis of Attitudes of National Courts, 4 EUR. J. INT’L. L. 159 (1993).