Ian Hurd is an Associate Professor of Political Science and the Director of the International Studies program at Northwestern University. His new book, How to Do Things with International Law, will be out in September 2017 from Princeton University Press. His research and teaching is on the law and politics in theory and in practice. His earlier books include After Anarchy: Legitimacy and Power in the UN Security Council and International Organizations: Politics, Law, Practice. He is co-editor of The Oxford Handbook of International Organizations (2016).
In 2016-17, Professor Hurd was a visiting scholar at the American Bar Foundation in Chicago. He has previously been a visiting scholar at WZB in Berlin, the Woodrow Wilson School at Princeton, Sciences Po in Paris, and elsewhere.