Dr Tom Grant BA JD PhD


  • Research Fellow, CU Lauterpacht Centre for International Law
  • Public International Lawyer,

Dr Tom Grant is a public international lawyer, whose interests include State immunity, State succession, international investment protection, international organizations, use of force under international law, comparative constitutional law, US election law, diplomatic history, and international dispute settlement. His publications include Admission to the United Nations: Charter Article 4 and the Rise of Universal Organization (Nijhoff, 2009); and Recognition of States: Law and Practice in Debate and Evolution (Greenwood, 1999). He is a contributor to the Max-Planck Institute Encyclopedia of Public International Law (Oxford); a foreign correspondent editor of International Legal Materials (American Society of International Law): and an associate editor of the Journal of International Dispute Settlement (Geneva/Oxford).

Dr Grant is a research fellow of the Lauterpacht Centre for International Law; and was a PhD student at Wolfson (1995-1999). He has held research fellowships of the Alexander von Humboldt Stiftung; St Anne’s College, Oxford; and the US Institute of Peace, Washington, DC. He was a Fulbright Scholar, 1995-1998; and received his JD from Yale and BA from Harvard.

For further detail, please see Dr Grant's faculty page: www.law.cam.ac.uk/people/academic/td-grant

Dr Grant is available for graduate supervision in his field.