Associate Professor of International Relations
Command and Staff College
Phone: (703) 784-1040
Dr. Jill Goldenziel is Associate Professor of International Relations. She is also an Affiliated Scholar at the University of Pennsylvania's Fox Leadership International program Penn's Partnership for Effective Public Administration and Leadership Ethics. Her award-winning scholarship focuses on international and constitutional law, human rights, refugees and migration, lawfare, and information warfare. She is a specialist in the law and politics of the Middle East. She is working on a book on how politicization of refugee crises threatens national security, and several projects on the use of law as a weapon of war. She is in the top 10 percent of most-downloaded authors on the Social Science Research Network, making her one of the most widely-read social scientists in the world. Her work has appeared in the Cornell Law Review, the American Journal of International Law, the American Journal of Comparative Law, the Virginia Journal of International Law, the University of Pennsylvania Journal of Constitutional Law, and the Arizona State Law Journal, among other scholarly journals. She is also regularly quoted in the popular press and is a frequent public speaker. She has briefed United Nations officials, world parliamentarians, and senior military leaders on her research.
Since 2016, Dr. Goldenziel has participated in High-Level Meetings related to the UN Global Compact for Migration its implementation, including speaking alongside world leaders before 164 UN Member-States at the Intergovernmental Conference to adopt the Global Compact Marrakech, speaking at the 2018 Inter-Parliamentary Union/UN Annual Inter-Parliamentary Hearings, and submitting draft language for the New York Declaration for Refugees and Migrants and the Global Compact for Migration.
Dr. Goldenziel was previously a Climenko Fellow and Lecturer on Law at Harvard Law School, a Visiting Assistant Professor of Law at the Boston University School of Law, a Lecturer on Government and Social Studies at Harvard College, and a Research Fellow at the Harvard Kennedy School's Belfer Center for Science and International Affairs. Dr. Goldenziel has clerked for Judge Thomas Buergenthal (Ret., International Court of Justice) on an investor-state international arbitration tribunal. She is Co-Chair of the American Society of International Law's Southeast Interest Group and Vice-Chair of its Human Rights Interest Group. Learn more about Dr. Goldenziel at http://www.jillgoldenziel.com.