Ruti Teitel

Ruti Teitel is the Ernst C. Stiefel Professor of Comparative Law, New York Law School; Visiting Fellow, London School of Economics; and an affiliated visiting professor at Hebrew University of Jerusalem. She is the author of Transitional Justice (2000) and many articles and book chapters on international and comparative law, often focusing on political transitions. Her latest work is Humanity’s Law (2012), which aims to set out a paradigm shift in international affairs. She is the founding co-chair of the American Society of International Law Interest Group on Transitional Justice and Rule of Law, a life member of the Council on Foreign Relations, and a member of the ILA International Human Rights Law Committee. For 2012–2013, Teitel was a Straus Fellow-in-Residence at New York University Law School’s Straus Institute for the Advanced Study of Law and Justice.