"The Oxford Guide to Treaties is an impressive work... It will beyond doubt constitute an essential point of reference for scholars, practitioners and students seeking expert guidance on issues relating to the law of treaties." - Maria Xiouri, PhD Candidate, Queen Mary, University of London
"This is a book packed with expertise. Structurally, each chapter has clear introductory and conclusory remarks, as well as a list of recommended reading at the end. Substantively, the chapters are not only rich in doctrinal detail but also packed with descriptions of and examples from practice." -Jean Galbraith, The American Journal of International Law
About the Author
Duncan B. Hollis, Professor of Law and Associate Dean for Academic Affairs, Temple University Beasley School of Law
Duncan B. Hollis is Professor of Law and Associate Dean for Academic Affairs at Temple University's Beasley School of Law. Professor Hollis's scholarship focuses on treaties and other forms of international agreement, examining the formation, interpretation, and application of treaties and political commitments in international, comparative and constitutional contexts. He co-edited and co-authored National Treaty Law & Practice (2005) and his writings have appeared in journals such as the American Journal of International Law, Harvard International Law Journal, Texas Law Review, and the Virginia Journal of International Law. Prior to joining the Temple faculty, Professor Hollis served from 1998 to 2004 in the Office of the Legal Adviser at the U.S. Department of State. During his tenure at the State Department, he worked for several years as the attorney-adviser for treaty affairs, addressing legal and constitutional issues associated with U.S. treaties.