Ian Hurd

Ian Hurd is associate professor of political science and director of the International Studies Program at Northwestern University. His latest book, How to Do Things With International Law (2017), traces the idea of the international rule of law in contemporary international politics. His earlier work on the UN Security Council includes After Anarchy: Legitimacy and Power in the United Nations Security Council (2007), which won the Myres S. McDougal Prize of the Society of Policy Sciences and the Chadwick F. Alger Prize of the International Studies Association (ISA). He has served as chair of the ISA’s International Organization section, and has been a visiting scholar at the American Bar Foundation, the Woodrow Wilson School at Princeton University, EHESS in Paris, WZB Berlin, and Sciences Po in Paris.