Wednesday, September 6, 2017
Professor Jutta Brunnee

Renowned public international, and environmental law scholar, Prof. Jutta Brunnée, Metcalf Chair in Environmental Law, was elected to the prestigious Institut de Droit International (Institute of International Law) in recognition of her outstanding work in this field.

Founded in 1873 in Belgium, the Institute of International Law, now based in Geneva, is an independent institution which seeks to contribute to the development of international law. In 1904 the Institute of International Law was awarded the Nobel Peace Prize, in recognition of work to favour arbitration among States as a peaceful means of settling disputes.

Brunnée’s recent work has focused on international law and international relations theory, compliance with international law, the inter-state use of force, multilateral environmental agreements, climate change issues and international environmental liability regimes. She has authored numerous articles on topics of international environmental law and international law, is co-author of International Climate Change Law (Oxford University Press, 2017), and of Legitimacy and Legality in International Law: An Interactional Account (Cambridge University Press, 2010), which was awarded the American Society of International Law’s 2011 Certificate of Merit for preeminent contribution to creative scholarship.

Read more about Prof. Brunnée here.