Daniel Behn


Daniel Behn, LLM, JD, PhD is a Associate Professor II at the PluriCourts Centre of Excellence, where he is working on the research project LEGINVEST. He is an Associate Editor for the Journal of World Investment and Trade. Daniel Behn’s research focus on the interdisciplinary study of international courts and tribunals. He has written extensively about the sociological and normative legitimacy of international tribunals with a specific focus on international arbitration. His work is empirically orientated and applies quantitative social science methodologies to the study on international adjudication. Currently his work deals with issues of legitimacy and legitimation in investment arbitration, responses to the backlash against investment arbitration, and theories of arbitrator behavior. Dr Behn holds a JD from Tulane University School of Law, where he was the Executive Editor of the Tulane Journal for International and Comparative Law. He received an PhD in Public International Law and and LLM with distinction in International Dispute Settlement from the University of Dundee where he was the Ibrahim Shihata Fellow in international law. He currently sits on the Executive Council of the Yale Policy Sciences Society.

Recently Published

Investment Arbitration and its Discontents: An Empirical Assessment

Editors’ Note:  This is the latest post in our ongoing series of posts (see introduction here, first post on costs here, second post on duration of proceedings here, third post on the diversity deficit in investment arbitration here, fourth post on…

Read more