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Mary Ellen O'ConnellMary Ellen O'Connell

Robert and Marion Short Professor of Law
Research Professor of International Dispute Resolution, Kroc Institute for International Peace Studies
(JD, Columbia University School of Law, New York, 1985)
(PhD, University of Cambridge, 2013)
345 Law School
email: Mary.E.O'

Geographic focus: International

Thematic interests: International law; international dispute resolution.

Selected publications:

  • Enforcing International Law (Forthcoming)

  • International Dispute Resolution, Cases and Materials, 2nd ed. (Carolina Academic Press, 2012)

  • “Cyber Security without Cyber War,” Journal of Conflict and Security Law 17, 2 (2012)

  • “Peace and War,” in Bardo Fassbender and Anne Peters, eds., The Oxford Handbook of the History of International Law (Oxford University Press, 2013)

  • “What is Aggression?” (with M. Niyazmatov), Journal of International Criminal Justice 10 (2012).

  • Editor, What is War? An Investigation in the Wake of 9/11 (Martinus Nijhof/Brill, 2012), with several chapters by O’Connell

  • The Power and Purpose of International Law (Cambridge University Press, 2008)

  • International Dispute Resolution, Cases and Materials (Carolina, 2005)

  • International Law and the Use of Force, Cases and Materials - Documentary Supplement and Teacher’s Manual (Foundation, 2005)

  • Redefining Sovereignty, The Use of Force After the Cold War (with M. Bothe and N. Ronzitti, eds., Transnational, 2005)

  • International Dispute Settlement, Library of Essays in International Law (Ashgate/Dartmouth, 2003)

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