Anthony Clark Arend

Anthony Clark Arend
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Senior Associate Dean of Faculty and Graduate Affairs

Director of Master of Science in Foreign Service Program

Anthony Clark Arend is Professor of Government and Foreign Service at Georgetown University. On July 1, 2008, he became the Director of the Master of Science in Foreign Service in the Walsh School of Foreign Service. With Professor Christopher C. Joyner, he founded the Institute for International Law & Politics at Georgetown and served as co-director of the Institute from 2003-2008. His is also an adjunct professor of law at the Georgetown University Law Center. Prior to coming to Georgetown, he was a Senior Fellow at the Center for National Security Law at the University of Virginia School of Law. He has also served as an Articles Editor for the Virginia Journal of International Law.

Areas of Expertise: International Law, International Organization, International Relations, International Legal Philosophy, and Constitutional Law of United States Foreign Relations

  • Ph.D. (1985) University of Virginia, Foreign Affairs
  • M.A. (1982) University of Virgina, Foreign Affairs
  • B.S.F.S (1980) Georgetown University, Edmund A. Walsh School of Foreign Service



Arend, Anthony. Legal Rules and International Society. New York: Oxford University Press, 1999.

Arend, Anthony, Robert J. Beck, & Robert D. van der Lugt. International Rules: Approaches from International Law and International Relations. New York: Oxford University Press, 1996.

Arend, Anthony, and Robert J. Beck. International Law and the Use of Force: Beyond the United Nations Charter Paradigm. London: Routledge, 1993.

Arend, Anthony. Pursuing a Just and Durable Peace: John Foster Dulles and International Organization. Westport, Connecticut: Greenwood Press, 1988.

Articles in Journals

Sarah Elizabeth Kreps and Anthony Clark Arend.Why States Follow the Rules: Toward a Positional Theory of Adherence to International Legal Regimes.” Duke Journal of Comparative & International Law 16 (2006): 331.

Anthony Clark Arend.International Law and the Preemptive Use of Force.” The Washington Quarterly 26.2 (2003): 89-103.

Anthony Clark Arend.International Law and Rogue States: The Failure of the Charter Framework.” New England Law Review 36 (2002).

Anthony Clark Arend and Catherine B. Lotrionte.Congress Goes to Court: The Past, Present, and Future of Legislator Standing.” Harvard Journal of Law & Public Policy 25 (2001).

Christopher C. Joyner and Anthony Clark Arend.“Anticipatory Humanitarian Intervention: An Emerging Legal Norm?.” Journal of Legal Studies 10 (1999).

Anthony Clark Arend.Do Legal Rules Matter? International Law and International Politics.” Virginia Journal of International Law 38 (1998).

Edited Books

Anthony Clark Arend, ed. The United States and the Cumpulsory Jurisdiction of the International Court of Justice. Lanham: University Press of America, 1986.

Alberto R. Coll & Anthony C. Arend, ed. The Falklands War: Lessons for Strategy, Diplomacy, and International Law. London: Allen & Unwin, 1985.