Eyal Benvenisti is the Whewell Professor of International law and the Director of the Lauterpacht Centre for International Law. He was Anny and Paul Yanowicz Professor of Human Rights, Tel Aviv University Faculty of Law (from 2002) and Hersch Lauterpacht Professor of Law at the Hebrew University (from 1990). He was Global Professor of Law at New York University School of Law (since 2003). He was Visiting Professor at Yale, Harvard, Toronto, Columbia, Pennsylvania, Michigan, and gave a special course at The Hague Academy of International Law (2013). Eyal’s areas of research and teaching are international law, constitutional law and administrative law. He was Project Director for the “GlobalTrust – Sovereigns as Trustees of Humanity” research project, funded by an ERC Advanced Grant (2013-2018).
Professor Benvenisti is the recipient of several prizes including the Humboldt Research Award and the Francis Deak Prize. He is a Member, Institut de droit international (2011) and a co-Editor of the British Yearbook of International Law. He was on the Editorial Board of the American Journal of International Law (2009-2018), and International Law in Domestic Courts. Eyal’s most recent publications include: Between Fragentation and Democracy: The Role of National and International Courts (Cambridge University Press, 2017, with George W. Downs), and The Law of Global Governance, in the Collected Courses of The Hague Academy of International Law (2014; issued also as a “pocket book” in the Hague Academy series), and Sovereigns as Trustees of Humanity: On the Accountability of States to Foreign Stakeholders, 107 AM. J. INT’L. L. 295 (2013). He is a member of the Israeli Academy for Sciences and Humanities.