Tuesday, May 9, 2023 Program: 1:15 – 2:30 pm (EST)
In-Person Location: Meadowood Retirement Community - Terrace Room
Masks optional, unless notified otherwise
Timothy William Waters is Professor of Law, Val Nolan Faculty Fellow, and Associate Director, Center for Constitutional Democracy, Maurer School of Law, IUB. He has also been an American Council of Learned Societies Fellow (2021), a Humboldt Research Fellow at the Max Planck Institute (2012-13), and Visiting Fellow and Visiting Scholar, Harvard Law School (2002-2005). He is a graduate of Harvard Law School, Columbia University’s School of International and Public Affairs, and UCLA.
Waters writes and teaches on the laws of war, international criminal law, secession, and changes in states’ borders. He is the author of Boxing Pandora: Rethinking Borders, States, and Secession in a Democratic World (Yale 2020), and editor of The Milosevic Trial: An Autopsy (Oxford 2013). Waters is a frequent contributor to policy debate on international law and politics and has published extensively in leading journals of international law and international relations, including at Yale, Harvard, NYU, Virginia, Duke, Stanford, and George Washington. His op-eds on Iraq, Ukraine, the Balkans, and international justice, as well as gun rights and public discourse in America, have appeared in the New York Times, Washington Post, Los Angeles Times, Völkerrechtsblog, Christian Science Monitor, Foreign Affairs, Foreign Policy, The Conversation, and The Atlantic.
Prior to becoming an academic, Waters worked as a consultant on legal system reform for the Open Society Institute, and on ethnic discrimination for Human Rights Watch; a researcher at the International Criminal Tribunal for the Former Yugoslavia; a human rights officer in Bosnia for the Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe; and a Peace Corps volunteer in Hungary where he helped open a high school for Roma/Gypsies and founded a nationwide English-language drama festival.
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