Prof. Noah Weisbord
Noah Weisbord holds undergraduate degrees in science and social work and law degrees in common and civil law from McGill University, graduating with great distinction in each program. He also holds masters degrees in social work and law (McGill University, Harvard Law School), and is currently completing his doctor of juridical science at Harvard Law School. Prior to joining FIU, Noah Weisbord was a visiting assistant professor at Duke Law School. His primary research interest is in the field of international criminal justice. Professor Weisbord is a leading expert on the crime of aggression, individual criminal responsibility for illegal wars. He assisted diplomatic delegations to draft the definition of the crime and, in June 2010, to add it to the statute of the International Criminal Court.
Professor Weisbord was law clerk to Chief Prosecutor Luis Moreno-Ocampo at the ICC in The Hague. Prior to working at the ICC, he traveled to Rwanda to study gacaca--community-based genocide trials inspired by an indigenous justice tradition. He wrote two masters' dissertations on the tension between the values of justice and healing within the gacaca process.