Eugene Kontorovich

Member, Institute for Advanced Study, 2011-12; Professor, Northwestern University School of Law

West Building Room 314, Einstein Drive
Princeton, NJ 08540
phone: (609) 734-8364

Kontorovich's research spans the fields of constitutional law, international law, and law and economics. He has authored a series of papers that extend the economic analysis of law to public law.

Kontorovich is also one of the leading experts on maritime piracy, universal jurisdiction and international criminal law. He has been cited by courts and consulted by counsel in historic piracy trials around the world. He is working on a book, "Justice at Sea: Piracy and the Limits of International Criminal Law," under contract with Harvard University Press.  Kontorovich has also written and lectured extensively about the legal aspects of the Israel-Arab conflict.

During the 2011-12 academic year, Kontorovich is in Princeton as a resident member of the Institute for Advanced Study's School of Social Science.