About the Author
PAUL R. WILLIAMS teaches public international law and directs the JD/MA Joint Degree program at American University's School of International Service and Washington College of Law. Dr Williams holds a Ph.D. from the University of Cambridge, a J.D. from Stanford Law School and a B.A. from the University of California at Davis. Dr Williams is widely published on issues of international environmental law, the role of law in dispute resolution, state succession, war crimes and human rights. Dr Williams also regularly appears on CNN, BBC, CBC and is frequently interviewed by the New York Times, Washington Post, Christian Science Monitor
, and U.S. News and World Report
on matters of public international law.