Dennis Schmidt is a Post-Doctoral Research and Teaching Fellow at the Institute for Political Science at the University of Tübingen. He holds a PhD in International Relations from Durham University. Dennis’ research revolves around the intersection of ethics, law and politics at the global level, where he is interested in how values and ethical principles translate into the international legal and political order. He has published and has forthcoming articles on peremptory law, normative change and the impact of cultural diversity and global power shifts on international norms and institutions. His work on the jus cogens doctrine was recognized with the ISA’s Best Paper Award in International Law.
- Schmidt, Dennis R., “Institutionalizing Morality: The UN Security Council and the Fundamental Norms of the International Legal Order”, In Tonny Brems Knudsen and Cornelia Navari (eds.), International Organization in the Anarchical Society: The Institutional Structure of World Order, Basingstoke, Palgrave Macmillan, (2018).
- Schmidt, Dennis R., “Peremptory Law, global order, and the normative boundaries of a pluralistic world”, International Theory 8(2) (2016).