George Andreopoulos

Director, Center for International Human Rights
Professor of Political Science and Criminal Justice, City University of New York

The Center for International Human Rights is currently being directed by Professor George Andreopoulos. George Andreopoulos is Professor of Political Science at the John Jay College of Criminal Justice and at the Graduate Center, CUNY. Professor Andreopoulos studied history, law, and international relations at the Universities of Chicago and Cambridge. Before coming to CUNY, he taught for several years at Yale University, where he was the founding Associate Director of the Orville Schell Center for International Human Rights. He has written extensively on international security, international human rights, and international humanitarian law issues. His recent publications include Non-State Actors in the Human Rights Universe (with Zehra Arat and Peter Juviler) Kumarian Press, Concepts and Strategies in International Human Rights (ed.) (Peter Lang);The Laws of War: Constraints on Warfare in the Western World (with Sir Michael Howard and Mark Shulman, Yale University Press); and Human Rights Education for the Twenty-First Century (with Richard Pierre Claude, University of Pennsylvania Press). The Human Rights Education book has appeared in a Japanese, Chinese and Portuguese translations and has been nominated for the Grawemeyer Award in Education. Professor Andreopoulos is currently completing a book on Humanitarian Intervention for Yale University Press and serves on the Editorial Board of Human Rights Review. Over the years, he has participated in several human rights missions, most recently in Sierra Leone to study and prepare recommendations on accountability mechanisms in that country. Professor Andreopoulos was President of the Human Rights Section of the American Political Science Association from 2003 to 2004.

 Publications:

 (Ed.), Policing Across Borders: Law Enforcement Networks and the Challenges of Crime Control. Springer, 2013.

 “Counterterrorism Policies and Practices, Continuities and Changes in Exceptional Times,” in Michael Luis Principe (ed.), American Government, Policy, and Law. Kendall Hunt  Publishing Company, 2012.

 “Multilateral vs. Bilateral Aid: Addressing Some Puzzles,” (with Giuliana Campanelli and Alexandros Panayides), European Journal of Management, vol. 11(4), December 2011.

 “US Foreign Assistance and the Changing Aid Architecture,” (with Giuliana Campanelli and Alexandros Panayides), European Journal of Management, vol. 11(4), December 2011.

 Research Papers and Presentations:

  “Taking Human Rights Seriously? Assessing the UNSC’s Counter-terrorist Policies and Practices,”     paper presented at the APSA Convention, Seattle, September 2011.

 “Responsibility to Protect: Dilemmas and Challenges,” presentation at the Forum 2000 Annual Conference, Prague, Czech Republic, October 2011.

 With Giuliana Campanelli and Alexandros Panayides, “Multilateral vs. Bilateral Aid: Addressing Some Puzzles,”   paper presented at the IABE Annual Conference, Las Vegas, Nevada, October 2011.

 With Giuliana Campanelli and Alexandros Panayides, “US Foreign Assistance and the Changing Aid Architecture,”   paper presented at the IABE Annual Conference, Las Vegas, Nevada, October 2011.

 Organizer and participant in roundtable discussion on Teaching International Criminal Justice: Challenges and Lessons Learned, American Society of Criminology Annual Meeting, November 2011, Washington, D.C.

 “Death Penalty in International Law”, presentation at the Group on the Death Penalty, Bar Association of the City of New York, February 2012.

 Organizer and participant, roundtable discussion on Unpacking the Rule of Law (ROL): Conceptual and Policy Dimensions, International Studies Association Annual Convention, April 2012.

Discussant, panel on Evaluating R2P, International Studies Association Annual Convention, April 2012.

 The Rule of Law in UN Peace Operations: Challenges and Prospects,” presentation at the Diversity, Development and Democracy Group, Harvard Club of New York City, April 2012.

 “UN Reform, the Rule of Law and Counter-Terrorism,” participant in panel discussion organized with the United Nations CTITF, May 2012.

 “Taking Human Rights Seriously? United Nations and Counter-terrorism,” presentation at the International Conference Global Perspectives on Justice, Security and Human Rights, New York City, June 2012.

 “The Rule of Law and Parallel Legal Systems: Addressing the Challenges,” presentation at the International Conference Global Perspectives on Justice, Security and Human Rights, New York City, June 2012.

 “Conceptual challenges to the Rule of Law,” presentation at the ACUNS Conference, New York City, June 2012.

 “Negotiating Humanitarian Access: Challenges and Prospects,” presentation at the joint CISS/Keynote Conference, Prague, Czech Republic, June 2012.

 “The Impact of human rights on the Helsinki Final Act,” presentation at the plenary session, CISS/Keynote conference, Prague, Czech Republic, June 2012.