Professor Alvarez, the Herbert and Rose Rubin Professor of International Law at New York University Law School, was previously the Hamilton Fish Professor of International Law and Diplomacy and the executive director of the Center on Global Legal Problems at Columbia Law School. Professor Alvarez is a member of the Institut de Droit International and was the special adviser on public international law to the International Criminal Court’s first prosecutor. Alvarez is the former President of the American Society of International Law (2006-2008) and has recently completed his term as co-editor in chief of the American Journal of International Law.
His books include The Public International Law Regime Governing International Investment (2011) (based on his course at the Hague Academy of International Law); The Impact of International Organizations on International Law (2017) (based on his general course given at the Xiamen Academy of International Law); and International Investment Law (2018) (part of the American Classics Series). For a fuller biography, access to publications and a full curriculum vitae, visit his faculty profile at NYU School of Law