Prof Diane Marie Amann

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Prof Diane Marie Amann

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Diane Marie Amann is Regents’ Professor of International Law, Emily & Ernest Woodruff Chair in International Law, and Faculty Co-Director of the Dean Rusk International Law Center at the University of Georgia School of Law, and holds a courtesy appointment at the university’s School of Public & International Affairs. Serving 2012-21 as Special Adviser to International Criminal Court Prosecutor Fatou Bensouda on Children in & affected by Armed Conflict, she helped research and write the 2016 ICC OTP Policy on Children. She is a Distinguished Fellow of the National Institute of Military Justice, Washington, D.C.

The author of more than eighty publications in English, French and Italian, Amann’s scholarship addresses issues related to international criminal justice, use of force and international humanitarian law, human and child rights, constitutional law, public international law, and security governance.

In Summer 2022, Amann will be a Visiting Academic at University College London. Previous posts include Professor of Law, Martin Luther King Jr. Hall Research Scholar, and Director of the California International Law Center, University of California-Davis, in addition to visiting appointments at Northwestern University Pritzker School of Law, University of California-Los Angeles, University of California-Berkeley, University of Southern California Shoah Foundation, Oxford University Bonavero Institute of Human Rights/Mansfield College, National University Ireland-Galway Irish Centre for Human Rights, Max Planck Institute Luxembourg, and Université Paris 1 (Panthéon-Sorbonne).

A member of the Council on Foreign Relations and holder of leadership posts in the American and European societies of international law, Amann is writing a book, under contract with Oxford University Press, on lawyers and other women professionals at the first Nuremberg trial.

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