International Arbitration and Sovereignty - WAMR 2013 Vol. 7, No. 1

W. Michael Reisman
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June, 2013
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W. MICHAEL REISMAN is Myres S. McDougal Professor of International Law at the Yale Law School where he has been on the Faculty since 1965. He has been a visiting professor in Tokyo, Hong Kong, Berlin, Basel, Paris and Geneva. He is a Fellow of the World Academy of Art and Science and a former member of its Executive Council, a member of the Advisory Committee on International Law of the Department of State, President of the Arbitration Tribunal of the Bank for International Settlements and a member of the Board of The Foreign Policy Association. He has been elected to the Institut de Droit International and is Honorary Professor in City University of Hong Kong. He was President of the Inter-American Commission on Human Rights of the Organization of American States, Vice-President and Honorary Vice-President of the American Society of International Law, Editor-in-Chief of the American Journal of International Law and Vice-Chairman of the Policy Sciences Center, Inc. He has served as arbitrator and counsel in many international investment cases and was presiding arbitrator in the OSPAR arbitration (Ireland v. UK) and arbitrator in the Eritrea/Ethiopia Boundary Dispute and in the Abyei (Sudan) Boundary Dispute. His most recent books are: THE QUEST FOR WORLD ORDER AND HUMAN DIGNITY IN THE TWENTY-FIRST CENTURY: CONSTITUTIVE PROCESS AND INDIVIDUAL COMMITMENT: GENERAL COURSE ON PUBLIC INTERNATIONAL LAW (Hague Academy of International Law, 2012); L’ECOLE DE NEW HAVEN DE DROIT INTERNATIONAL (A. Pedone, 2010); STOPPING WARS AND MAKING PEACE: STUDIES IN INTERNATIONAL INTERVENTION (with Kristen Eichensehr, eds.) (Martinus Nijhoff Publishers, 2009). His forthcoming book is: FRAUDULENT EVIDENCE BEFORE PUBLIC INTERNATIONAL TRIBUNALS: THE DIRTY STORIES OF INTERNATIONAL LAW (with Christina P. Skinner), Cambridge University Press, (2013). Professor Reisman may be contacted at