- Position: Associate Professor and Chair
- Department: Department of Law
- Email: email@example.com
Thomas Skouteris is a Greek/Dutch jurist specialized in international law and related fields. He is an associate professor (tenured) at the Department of Law and director of the Ibrahim Shihata Memorial LLM Program in International and Comparative Law. Before joining AUC in 2008, Skouteris taught at Leiden University (2000-2008) and the Central European University (2013-2014) and worked as a research fellow at the T.M.C. Asser Institute in the Hague. He was also a senior fellow at the European Law Research Centre at Harvard Law School.
Skouteris received his LLB in law in Greece (Democritos University, 1993) and continued his education at Leiden University in the Netherlands (LLM cum laude, 1996; PhD, 2008). His research and teaching interests revolve around core and specialized issues of public international law, with an emphasis on normativity, theory and history of international law, globalization, dispute settlement and international criminal law. His publications include a monograph (The Notion of Progress in International Law Discourse (TMC Asser Press/Cambridge University Press, 2010)), four edited books, several journal symposia, articles, and book chapters, as well as review essays and media articles. Skouteris serves/has served as the editor-in-chief (currently as the general editor) of the Leiden Journal of International Law, advisory editor of the London Review of International Law and as a reviewer for several journals and publishers. He is one of the founding members, and the first secretary-general of the European Society of International Law, and of the Foundation for New Research in International Law. He has recently published Retrials: The New Histories of International Law (2019, Oxford University Press) and he is under contract (with Hani Sayed) for an Oxford Handbook on International Law and the Arab World (Oxford University Press, 2020). For a list of publications and ongoing research projects, click here.
- Public International Law
- History and Theory of International Law
- International Dispute Settlement
- International Criminal Law