Making Democracy Work

Food for Thought Luncheon

Food for Thought Luncheon
Featuring Ryan Goodman
Anne and Joel Ehrenkranz Professor of Law at NYU School of Law
NEW DATE: Friday, November 8, 2019
11:30 am to 1:30 pm at Scarsdale Golf Club

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Food for Thought Luncheon, Fall 2019
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Featured Speaker Bio

Ryan GoodmanRyan Goodman is the Anne and Joel Ehrenkranz Professor of Law at NYU School of Law. His areas of research include International Human Rights, the Law of Armed Conflict, National Security Law and the Use of Force. In addition to his posts at the law school, Goodman is an associated member of the Department of Sociology and an affiliated member of the Department of Politics at NYU.

Before joining NYU Law School, Goodman was the Rita E. Hauser Professor of Human Rights and Humanitarian Law and director of the Human Rights Program at Harvard Law School. In addition, he served as special counsel to the general counsel of the Department of Defense (2015-16).

Goodman has published numerous articles in leading law reviews and has co-authored several books, including Socializing States: Promoting Human Rights Through International Law with Derek Jinks (2013) (winner of top annual book award by the American Society of International Law). Goodman's work makes significant contributions to the law of armed conflict, human rights law, and US national security law.

Goodman received his BA in government and philosophy from the University of Texas at Austin. He earned his JD from Yale Law School and a PhD in sociology from Yale University. He is a member of the board of editors of the American Journal of International Law, a member of the US Department of State's Advisory Committee on International Law, and a member of the Council on Foreign Relations. He is also the founding co-editor-in-chief of the national security online forum, Just Security.