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Professor Duncan Hollis Elected to Executive Council of the American Society of International Law

Professor Duncan Hollis has been elected to a 3 year term on the Executive Council of the American Society of International Law (ASIL). 

Professor Hollis is Associate Dean for Academic Affairs and James E. Beasley Professor of Law. His scholarship focuses on issues of authority in international and foreign affairs law. Hollis has focused on treaties and cyberspace as the key subjects for his studies of authority. He is the editor of the Oxford Guide to Treaties (OUP, 2012) which was awarded the 2013 ASIL Certificate of Merit for high technical craftsmanship and utility to practicing lawyers. His cyber-related research studies international law's role in regulating cyberthreats and the future of cybernorms. He is part of a team headed by research scientists from MIT's Computer Science and Artificial Intelligence Laboratory (CSAIL) that was awarded a three-year U.S Department of Defense Minerva Grant for inter-disciplinary analysis of existing norms of behavior and governance in cyberspace.

Created in 1906, ASIL is the pre-eminent scholarly society in the international law field. For more than a century, its publications, conferences, and research and educational programs have advanced the study and use of international law as a cornerstone of a just and peaceful world. 

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