Prof. mr. B.W. (Benedict) Kingsbury
Honorary supervisor Prof. Dr. A.C.M. Meuwese - 2016 –Tilburg Law School
Dutch-born Benedict William Kingsbury (1961) grew up in New Zealand where he studied law at Canterbury University, Christchurch and Oxford University. He received his PhD there in 1999 and was a lecturer there before being appointed to New York University Law School.
Kingsbury is Vice-Dean and director of the Institute for International Law and Justice in New York. He is known as a leading scholar in the fields of indigenous peoples' rights, legal history, and regulation.
His publications and theorizing further cover topics such as international law, international politics, and legal history. He has published on a wide range of topics, including Hugo de Groot and the UN. His books include titles such as Megaregulation (the TPP), and Global Hybrid and Private Governance; The Quiet Power of Indicators: Measuring Governance, Corruption, and Rule of Law; and Governance by Indicators: Global Power through Quantification and Rankings.
Between 2013 and 2018, he was joint Editor in Chief of the American Journal of International Law.
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