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Alejando Chehtman  



LL.B. (2001) University of Buenos Aires, MSc Political Theory (2003) LSE, PhD (2009) LSE
Marie Curie Fellow

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Email: alejandro.chehtman@ucl.ac.uk

Dr Alejandro Chehtman is currently Marie Curie Fellow at the Centre for International Courts and Tribunals, UCL. He is also Assistant Professor at the Law School of the University Torcuato Di Tella (on leave) and a Member of the Argentine National Research Council (CONICET). He studied Law at the University of Buenos Aires, and did his MSc in Political Theory and his PhD in Law at the LSE. His main research areas are Public International Law, International Criminal Law, International Humanitarian Law, with a special interest in theoretical and philosophical issues. Alejandro has clerked at the Federal Appeals Chamber for Criminal Matters, and worked at the Public Defence Office in Buenos Aires. He is currently part of the Research Panel at Matrix Chambers, London, and a member of PICT. Alejandro was a Fellow at the Law Department at LSE between 2006-9, and Research Associate to the Centre for International Courts and Tribunals, at UCL, between 2008-11.

His work has appeared in the Stanford Journal of International Law, the Journal of International Criminal Justice, Law and Philosophy and the New Criminal Law Review, among other journals. His book The Philosophical Foundations of Extraterritorial Punishment (OUP, 2010) was recently published in Spain by Marcial Pons (2013).

Alejandro has appeared in different media, such as CÑN, The Buenos Aires Herald, World Politics Review, and Agenda Pública.

Alejandro’s personal research interests are in legal theory and in criminal and international law, with particular emphasis on international criminal law. His current areas of research include the philosophy or rights, the justification for legal punishment, theories of authority, just war theory and international courts and tribunals. At UCL he will be working on a project on Asymmetrical warfare and an empirical study of Argentina’s Supreme Court decisions with Ted Eisenberg (Cornell Law School) and Sergio Muro (UTDT). He is also part of a Research consortium with the Universidad Autónoma de Madrid and the Universidad de Los Andes (Colombia) working on Drones in Iberoamerica.



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