Duncan Hollis

Visiting Scholar

Duncan B. Hollis is Laurel H. Carnell Professor of Law at Temple Law School and a non-resident scholar at the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace. His scholarship engages with issues of international law, interpretation, and cybersecurity, with a particular emphasis on treaties, norms, international organizations, and other forms of international regulation. He is an elected member of the American Law Institute and served as an Adviser on its project to draft a Fourth Restatement on the Foreign Relations Law of the United States.  In 2016, he was elected by the General Assembly of the Organization of the American States to a four year term on the OAS’s Inter-American Juridical Committee. Professor Hollis’s books include The Oxford Guide to TreatiesNational Treaty Law & Practice, and the textbook International Law (7th edition, with Allen Weiner).  In 1998, Professor Hollis joined the Office of the Legal Adviser at the U.S. Department of State, where he worked until joining the Temple faculty in 2004. Professor Hollis received an A.B., summa cum laude, from Bowdoin College. He received a Master’s in International Law and Diplomacy from the Fletcher School at Tufts University and a Juris Doctor, summa cum laude, from Boston College Law School.

Expertise: International Law, Technology

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