Albert G. Milbank Professor Emeritus of International Law at Princeton University
Visiting Distinguished Professor in Global & International Studies
University of California, Santa Barbara
Richard Falk is Albert G. Milbank Professor Emeritus of International Law at Princeton University and Visiting Distinguished Professor in Global and International Studies at the University of California, Santa Barbara. In 2001 he served on a three person Human Rights Inquiry Commission for the Palestine Territories that was appointed by the United Nations, and previously, on the Independent International Commission on Kosovo. He serves as Chair of the Nuclear Age Peace Foundation's Board of Directors. Falk also acted as counsel to Ethiopia and Liberia in the Southwest Africa Case before the International Court of Justice. He is the author or coauthor of numerous books, including The Costs of War (2008) and The Declining World Order (2004). Other works include Religion and Humane Global Governance (2001); Human Rights Horizons (2000); On Humane Governance: Toward a New Global Politics (1995); Explorations at the Edge of Time: The Prospects for World Order (1992). He has also co-edited numerous works, including Crimes of War (2006). He received his B.S. from the Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania; L.L.B. from Yale Law School; and J.S.D. from Harvard University.