Professor of Law, Northwestern University School of Law
Eugene Kontorovich’s teaching focuses on constitutional and international law. He is a senior researcher at the Kohelet Policy Forum in Jerusalem and is a leading expert on international criminal law. He has published dozens of scholarly articles and has had his work cited by courts in landmark international cases around the world.
Kontorovich’s scholarship has been published in leading academic journals and his expertise is often sought out and quoted by major news organizations such as The New York Times, The Wall Street Journal, NPR News, Associated Press, LA Times, and numerous television and radio programs. His writings on Israel and international law have appeared in The Wall Street Journal, Los Angeles Times, Haaretz, Politico, Jerusalem Post, and numerous other publications.
Kontorovich has consulted and advised the U.S. Defense Department, American congressmen, and senior Israeli officials on questions of international law and foreign relations. He has been honored with a fellowship at the Institute for Advanced Study in Princeton (2011-12), and with the Federalist Society’s prestigious Bator Award, given annually to a young scholar (under 40) for outstanding scholarship and teaching.
He clerked for Judge Richard Posner, and received his degrees from and taught at the University of Chicago.