Jean-Marc Coicaud

Jean-Marc Coicaud
Professor of Law and Global Affairs, Rutgers University

 

Jean-Marc Coicaud joined Rutgers University in the fall of 2011. He is Professor of Law and Global Affairs. He is also a Global Ethics Fellow with the Carnegie Council for Ethics in International Affairs. In 2015 Dr. Coicaud was elected a member to the European Academy of Arts and Sciences (Academia Europaea).

Dr. Coicaud holds a Ph.D. in Political Science-Law from the University of Paris 1 Panthéon-Sorbonne and a Doctorat d’État in Legal and Political Theory from the Institut d’Études Politiques of Paris. He was an Arthur Sachs Scholar at Harvard University, where he studied as a fellow from 1986 to 1992, at the Center for International Affairs, Department of Philosophy and Harvard Law School. Dr. Coicaud also holds undergraduate and graduate degrees in philosophy, literature and linguistics.

Jean-Marc Coicaud has published 15 books (single-authored, co-authored and co-edited) and about 90 chapters and articles in the fields of legal and political theory, international law, international relations, and comparative politics. His books are available in English, French, Japanese, Chinese, Spanish and Arabic, and include the following: L’introuvable démocratie autoritaire (L’Harmattan,1996), Légitimité et Politique (Presses Universitaires de France, 1997), Legitimacy and Politics: A Contribution to the Study of Political Right and Political Responsibility (Cambridge University Press, 2002), Beyond the National Interest: the Future of UN Peacekeeping and Multilateralism in an Era of U.S. Primacy (United States Institute of Peace Press, 2007), Kokuren no Genkai/Kokuren no Mirai (Future of the UN/Limits of the UN – Fujiwara Shoten, 2007), and Mai Xiang Guo Ji Fa Zhi (Towards the International Rule of Law – Sanlian Shudian, 2008), Fault Lines of International Legitimacy (with Hilary Charlesworth, Cambridge University Press, 2012)

Prior to joining Rutgers, from 2003 to 2011, he served as the Director of the United Nations University (UNU) Office at the United Nations Headquarters in New York City. From 1996 to 2003, he was Senior Academic Officer and Director of Studies at the UNU Headquarters in Tokyo, leading international research projects in the fields of international law, international organizations, and international relations. Prior to joining UNU, from 1992 to 1996, he served in the Executive Office of the United Nations Secretary-General as a speechwriter for Dr. Boutros Boutros-Ghali. In the spring of 1996, he also served as an advisor at the Guatemalan Office of the UN Department of Political Affairs. Dr. Coicaud has held appointments such as Cultural Attaché with the French Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Legislative Aide with the European Parliament (Financial Committee). He has also been a Visiting Professor at the École Normale Supérieure-Ulm (Paris), Chuo Law School (Tokyo), Inter American University of Puerto Rico School of Law (San Juan), and has taught at the New School for Social Research (New York City). In addition, he has been a Senior Fellow at the United States Institute of Peace (Washington, D.C.), a Global Research Fellow at New York University School of Law, a Visiting Scholar at the School of Public Policy and Management of Tsinghua University (Beijing), and a Visiting Scholar at the Institutum Iurisprudentiae of the Academia Sinica and Taiwan National University College of Law (Taipei, Taiwan). In the spring of 2013 he served as the Roberta Buffett Visiting Professor of International and Comparative Studies at Northwestern University.

Dr. Coicaud has lectured extensively throughout the world, including Chile (Naval War Academy), China (Beijing University, Institute of International Law of the Chinese Academy of Social Sciences, Tsinghua University), France (École des Hautes Études en Sciences Sociales, École Polytechnique, Institut d’Études Politiques), Hungary (Hungarian Academy of Sciences), Italy (European University Institute), Japan (Chuo University, Keio University, Waseda University), Taiwan (Institutum Iurisprudentia/Academia Sinica and National Taiwan Normal University), the United Kingdom (Cambridge University, International Institute for Strategic Studies, Oxford University), and the United States (Columbia University, New York University, Princeton University, Rand Corporation, University of California at Berkeley, University of Southern California, Columbia University, U.S. War College).

Joining a list of distinguished keynote speakers which includes renowned practitioners and scholars Richard Falk, Martha Nussbaum, and Amartya Sen, Dr. Coicaud delivered the keynote lecture for the 2014 Barbara L. and Norman C. Tanner Center for Non-Violent Human Rights Advocacy Annual International Conference on Human Rights, Conflict Resolution, Non-Violence, and Peace at the University of Utah in Salt Lake City, Utah. Dr. Coicaud’s lecture was titled Beyond the Culture of Fear and Insecurity: International Dialogue and Peace in the 21st Century.

Jean-Marc Coicaud serves on the advisory board of Global Policy Journal (London) and is a member of the Carnegie Council Advisory Board of Global Policy Innovations (New York City).

Currently Dr. Coicaud is working on a book titled International Legitimacy and Global Justice, for which he is under contract with Cambridge University Press.

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Oxford University
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London School of Economics
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