Philip Alston

and Director of the law school's Center for Human Rights and Global Justice. [ [http://www.law.nyu.edu/centers/humanrights/alston.html Interview with Philip Alston] ]

Alston is also the United Nations Special Rapporteur on Extrajudicial, Summary or Arbitrary executions. Recently, Alston visited Afghanistan on behalf of work for the United Nations.

Publications

*Alston and Henry J. Steiner have edited International Human Rights in Context, Law, Politicas, Morals which is published by Oxford University Press and often sited as standard text for human rights students in British Universities. The first edition was published in 2000, and a second edition was published in 2004. In 2007 a third edition was published that names Alstona and Ryan Goodman as authors, and Steiner as editor. Each edition has been extensively updated and the third edition contains "Post September 11 material on conflict, terrorism and international criminal law."

Education

*LL.B., University of Melbourne, with honors, 1972
*LL.M., University of Melbourne, 1976
*B. Comm., University of Melbourne, 1976
*LL.M., University of California at Berkeley School of Law, 1977
*J.S.D., University of California at Berkeley School of Law, 1980

Other Appointments

*Professor of Law, European University Institute, Florence, Italy, 1996
*Professor and Director, Center for International and Public Law, Australian National University, 1990
*Associate Professor of Law, Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy, Tufts University, 1985
*Lecturer/Visiting Professor, Harvard Law School, 1984-89

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