Dr Thomas Grant

Fellow at The Lauterpacht Centre for International Law, University of Cambridge

Senior Research Fellow, Wolfson College
Fellow, Lauterpacht Centre for International Law

Dr Tom Grant is a public international lawyer, whose interests include State immunity, State succession, international investment protection, international organizations, use of force under international law, comparative constitutional law, US election law, diplomatic history, and international dispute settlement. His publications include Aggression Against Ukraine: Territory, Responsibility, and International Law (Macmillan, 2015), Admission to the United Nations: Charter Article 4 and the Rise of Universal Organization (Nijhoff, 2009); and Recognition of States: Law and Practice in Debate and Evolution (Greenwood, 1999). He is a contributor to the Max-Planck Institute Encyclopedia of Public International Law (Oxford); a foreign correspondent editor of International Legal Materials (American Society of International Law): and a general editor of the Journal of International Dispute Settlement (Geneva/Oxford).

Dr Grant is a Senior Research Fellow of Wolfson College and Research Fellow of the Lauterpacht Centre for International Law. He leads the autonomous weapons research exercise of the Leverhulme Centre for the Future of Intelligence. He has held research fellowships of the Alexander von Humboldt Stiftung; St Anne’s College, Oxford; Hoover Institution, Stanford University and the US Institute of Peace, Washington, DC. He was a Fulbright Scholar, 1995-1998; and received his PhD from Cambridge, JD from Yale and BA from Harvard.