Marc Weller

Visiting Scholar

Marc Weller is Professor of International Law and International Constitutional Studies at the University of Cambridge. Professor Weller joined the Cambridge faculty in 1990, and served as Deputy Director of the Centre of International Studies from 1997-2000. He was made a Reader in international law in 2006 and a full professor with the creation of his ad hominem chair in 2010. He served as the Director of the Lauterpacht Centre for International Law from 2010 to 2016.

Professor Weller’s teaching focuses on public international law in all its aspects, including the use of force, dispute settlement, self-determination and peace-making, human rights and minority rights, democratization and power-sharing. Outside of academia, he has served as Counsel in the International Court of Justice, and as a United Nations Senior Mediation Expert, working to settle a range of international disputes.

Professor Weller holds Doctorates in International Law and International Relations, in Law, and in Economic and Social Sciences from the Universities of Cambridge, Frankfurt and Hamburg respectively, and Masters’ degrees from the Fletcher School and the University of Cambridge. He also trained in advanced negotiation and dispute settlement at Harvard Law School and the Kennedy School of Government.

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