Tony Arend

Faculty Liaison


Anthony Clark Arend is Professor and Senior Associate Dean for Graduate and Faculty Affairs in the Walsh School of Foreign Service at Georgetown University. He also serves as the Director of the Master of Science in Foreign Service Program. 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.

Arend‘s teaching and research interests are in the areas of international law, national security law, human rights, and terrorism.  He has published seven books, including:  Human Dignity and the Future of Global Institutions (co-editor and contributor); Legal Rules and International Society  (author); International Rules: Approaches from International Law and International Relations (co-editor and contributor); and International Law and the Use of Force: Beyond the United Nations Charter Paradigm (co-author).

Arend received a Ph.D. and an M.A. in Foreign Affairs from the Woodrow Wilson Department of Government and Foreign Affairs of the University of Virginia. He received a B.S.F.S., magna cum laude, from the Edmund A. Walsh School of Foreign Service at Georgetown University.

Arend is a member of the Council on Foreign Relations.  He has made numerous media appearances including: The Today Show, Dateline, C-SPAN’s Washington Journal, Voice of America, CNN, NBC, MSNBC, FOX,  BBC, NPR, and Bloomberg. He has authored or co-authored opinion pieces in the Washington Post, the Los Angeles Times, and the Christian Science Monitor.

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