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Prof. George Andreopoulos

Department of Political Science

John Jay College of Criminal Justice

The City University of New York, USA

Professor of Political Science

Email: gandreopoulos@jjay.cuny.edu, chrights@jjay.cuny.edu


Ph.D., Cambridge University, International Relations

LL.B., Cambridge University, Law

J.D., University of Athens

B.A., University of Chicago

Publications (selected)

Books and Book Chapters

  1. Private Military and Security Companies and the Quest for Accountability (with John Kleinig eds.) Routledge, 2015.
  2. The Uses and Misuses of Human Rights: A Critical Approach to Advocacy (with Zehra Kabasakal Arat), Macmillan/Palgrave 2014.
  3. Policing Across Borders: Law Enforcement Networks and the Challenges of Crime Control. Springer, 2013.
  4. “The ‘Turn to Protection:’ International Human Rights Law/International Humanitarian Law and the implications of their convergence;” in Henry F. Carey and Stacey Mitchell, Understanding International Law through Moot Courts: Genocide, Torture, Habeas Corpus, Chemical Weapons and the Responsibility to Protect. Lanham, MD: Lexington Books 2014.
  5. “Counterterrorism Policies and Practices, Continuities and Changes in Exceptional Times,” in Michael Luis Principe (ed.), American Government, Policy, and Law. Kendall Hunt Publishing Company, 2012.
  6. “What Next for Self-Determination? Kosovo’s Quest for Independence and the ICJ Opinion,” in Dusan Janjic and Ylber Hysa (eds.), Kosovo: Independence, Status, Perspectives. Adjusting Regional Policies of Ethnicity and Borders. Ravenna: Longo Editore, 2011.
  7. “Genocide, War Crimes, and Crimes Against Humanity,” in Mangai Natarajan (ed.), International Crime and Justice. Cambridge University Press, 2011. International Criminal Justice. Critical Perspectives and New Challenges (with Rosemary Barberet and James Levine eds.), Springer 2011.
  8. “Collective Security and the Responsibility to Protect,” in Peter Danchin and Horst Fischer, United Nations Reform and the New Collective Security. Cambridge University Press, 2010.


  1. “The Presidency and the Debt,” with Giuliana Campanelli-Andreopoulos and Alexandros Panayides, Journal of International Finance and Economics, vol. 14(4), 2014, pp. 153-158.
  2. “Private Military and Security Companies and the Quest for Accountability,” guest-coeditor (with Prof. John Kleinig) for special issue of the journal Criminal Justice Ethics, vol. 31(2), December 2012. In this issue, I have co-authored (with Shawna Brandle) a piece on “Revisiting the Role of Private Military and Security Companies.”
  3. “Labor Rights as Human Rights? Challenges and Prospects for Collective Bargaining,” Human Rights Review, vol. 13(3), September 2012.
  4. “The Ethics of Intervention/Protection: Contending Approaches,” guest editor for special issue of the journal Criminal Justice Ethics, vol. 29(2), August 2010. In this issue, I have contributed two pieces: (1) “The Evolving Discourse of Human Protection” (with Leonid Lantsman); and (2) “Challenges and Opportunities in Advancing Human Protection: Rethinking the Global-Local Nexus.”

Research Reports and Other Publications

  1. Report on Rights For All? Sexual Orientation, Religious Traditions and the Challenge of Inclusion (with Daniel Golebiewski, Taniya Dewan and Yumna Khan), Center for International Human Rights, February, 2015.
  2. Report on Connecting Girls, Inspiring Futures: Challenges to and Prospects for Global Empowerment (with Shelby Prue, Aferdita Hakaj, Trisha Gangadeen and Leena Widdi), Center for International Human Rights, July 2012.
  3. Report on Protection Gaps & Responses: Challenges and Opportunities (with Carolyn Vasquez, Fernanda Pardo and Ania Witkowska), Center for International Human Rights, John Jay College, April 2011.
  4. Report on UNSC Mechanisms and Actions for the Implementation of UNSCR 1820 (with Maria Victoria-Perez Rios), Center for International Human Rights, John Jay College, March 2009.
  5. Report on NGO Strategies to Implement UNSCR 1820 (with Maria Victoria Perez-Rios), Center for International Human Rights, John Jay College, December 2009.

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