Recent & In Progress

Some of this work is posted on my SSRN page:

New research areas and 2019-2020 publications:

New Research Areas: Global Capitalism and Law   and Backlash and the Contested Authority of International Institutions

Defining Backlash Politics and Theorizing Backlash Politics (With Michael Zürn, both on SSRN)

Global Governance and the Problem of the Second Best: The Example of the World Trade Organization (With Cristina Lafont, on SSRN)

Comprehending Global Governance: International Regime Complexity v. Global Constitutionalism, forthcoming in Global Constitutionalism 2020

The ICJ In Comparison: Understanding the ICJ’s Limited Influence
Paper prepared for a symposium in the Melbourne Journal of International Law

A special section on Judicializing International Relations appeared in the fall 2019 edition of ISQ. The framework article is open-access: Theorizing the Judicialization of International Politics International Studies Quarterly 63(3): 449-63. (with Emilie Hafner Burton and Laurence Helfer).  This is the theoretical framing article of the previously noted special section of ISQ.

Gender and Status in American Political Science: Who determines whether a scholar is noteworthy?” With Jean Clipperton, and Emily Shraudenbach, Laura Rozier. Last updated in August 2019. Forthcoming in Perspective on Politics, 2020.

“The Empire of International Law?”  American Journal of International Law, 113 (1)2019: 183-199. 

“Critical Junctures and the Future of International Courts” Avidan Kent, Nikos Skoutaris & Jamie Trinidad (eds.), The Future of International Courts and Tribunals: Regional, Institutional and Procedural Challenges(Routledge, 2019).

“Ruling the Global Economy: Why Is Money So Different than Trade?” with Stephen C. Nelson. (long term project)

International Economic  Governance and Dispute Resolution: A contractual or rule-of-law approach?”  World Trade Forum book chapter (forthcoming 2020) + expanded project with Timothy Meyer.

New in 2018:

International Court Authority.” Oxford University Press,  2018. With Laurence Helfer and Mikael Rask Madsen. Introduction on SSRN

I have used solicited book chapters to update my work on international courts to the current era, exploring about contestant involving international law and courts in the current populist era:

“The Contested Authority and Legitimacy of International Law: The State Strikes Back” Forthcoming in: Christopher Daase and Nicole Dietelhoff eds. Beyond Anarchy: Rule and Authority in the International System, 2018. On SSRN

“The Future of International Lawin Diana Ayton-Shenker ed The New Global Agenda, Lahnham: Rowman & Littlefield, 2018. Chapter 2 (25-42).

See also “Critical Junctures and the Future of International Courts” (above)

 The Rise of International Regime Complexity,” with Kal Raustiala.  Annual Review of Law and Social Science 14:18.1–18.21 2018. (available here)

National Perspectives on International Constitutional Review: Diverging Optics In Erin Delaney and Rosalind Dixon eds,  Comparative Judicial Review  Edward Elgaatjbookcoverr, 2018. (on SSRN for now)

New in 2017:

Transplanting International Courts: The Law and Politics of the Andean Tribunal of Justice. With Laurence Helfer. Oxford: Oxford University Press. 2017. Introduction available here.  Opinio Juris Discussion available here.

“The Evolution of International Law and Courts” The  Orfeo Fioretos ed International History and Politics in Time (Oxford University Press, 2017).  Available on SSRN. Download page proofs here.