Professor Gerry Simpson

  • Professor Gerry Simpson

    Senior Fellow (Melbourne Law Masters)
    London School of Economics, United Kingdom


Gerry Simpson was appointed to a Chair in Public International Law at London School of Economics January 2016. He previously taught at the University of Melbourne (2007-2015), the Australian National University (1995-1998) and LSE (2000-2007). He is the author of Great Powers and Outlaw States (Cambridge, 2004) and Law, War and Crime: War Crimes Trials and the Reinvention of International Law (Polity, 2007), and co-editor (with Kevin Jon Heller) of Hidden Histories (Oxford, 2014) and (with Raimond Gaita) of Who’s Afraid of International Law? (Monash, forthcoming, 2016). His current research projects include an ARC-funded project on Cold War International Law (with Matt Craven (SOAS) and Sundhya Pahuja (Melbourne)) and a counter-history of International Criminal Justice.


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