research

Cover ImageMy research focuses on the structure of ‘postnational law’ – the legal order that emerges from the blurring of the boundaries between the domestic and the trans- and international. I approach this structure from different angles. For example, I have explored the contrast between my own, pluralist vision of this order and a more classical, constitutionalist one in my last book, Beyond Constitutionalism. I have begun to analyze the values and norms that reflect the shift to global authority in a project on Global Administrative Law, co-founded with colleagues at New York University. I have traced pathways of change in (and from) international law in the governance of global public goods in a recent article on ‘The Decay of Consent‘. And I have been interested in the potential of limits of drawing on constitutional theory for understanding and shaping the postnational order in a recent piece on constituent power. Currently, I am pursuing three related strands of work: