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IMG_6665I work on issues related to global political theory such as the responsibility to protect (R2P), just war theory, human rights, and global justice. I conduct research on these issues as a senior researcher at The Hague Institute for Global Justice. In 2011, I received a Ph.D. in political science from the University of Colorado at Boulder, where I was given the Thomas Jefferson Award. Articles of mine appear in Ethical Theory and Moral PracticeEthics & International AffairsGlobal Constitutionalism, Global Society, and International Theory. My work has  received support from The Netherlands Organization for Scientific Research (NWO) and George Washington University, among elsewhere.  I am additionally affiliated with the European Center for the Responsibility to Protect, the Global Governance Institute, and the Canadian Center for the Responsibility to Protect.  I have enjoyed teaching courses on human rights, political theory, international relations, comparative politics, and environmental politics.