Academic Profile: Dr Antonios Tzanakopoulos
Fellow in Law, St Anne's College and University Lecturer in Public International Law, University of Oxford
Antonios studied law in Athens, New York, and Oxford, on scholarships from NYU, the Hellenic State Scholarship Foundation, and the AHRC. During that time, Antonios also worked as a researcher for the Hellenic Ministry of Foreign Affairs in Athens (Special Legal Department) and New York (Permanent Mission to the UN), and for the UN Office in Geneva (International Law Commission). He then took up positions as a Lecturer at the University of Glasgow, with which he remains affiliated, and at University College London. He has also taught as a Visiting Lecturer at King's College London and the University of Paris X (Paris Ouest Nanterre La Defénse).
Antonios is a Member of the Editorial Board of Oxford Reports on International Law in Domestic Courts, Co-Rapporteur of the ILA Study Group on Principles on the Engament of Domestic Courts with International Law, and an advocate with the Athens Bar in Greece. He has worked on a number of cases before international and domestic courts and tribunals, including the International Court of Justice, EU courts, ad hoc and ICSID arbitral tribunals, and the High Court of England and Wales. His monograph, Disobeying the Security Council, was published by OUP in 2011.