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About Daniel Behn

Daniel Behn’s scholarship focus on the interdisciplinary study of international courts and tribunals. He has written extensively about the sociological and normative legitimacy of international tribunals with a specific focus on international arbitration. His work is empirically orientated and applies quantitative social science methodologies to the study on international adjudication. Professor Behn has built the largest and most comprehensive database on international arbitration in the world and draws on this data extensively in his current work. His most recent article (with Malcolm Langford), Managing Backlash: The Evolving International Investment Arbitrator is forthcoming in the European Journal of International Law and won the Young Scholar Prize at the European Society of International Law Annual Conference.

Professor Behn is a Senior Research Fellow at the PluriCourts Centre of Excellence at the University of Oslo and is an Associate Editor at the Journal of World Investment and Trade.


Present Visiting Assistant Professor of Law, Penn State Law

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