Prof. Nicholas Tsagourias is the Professor of International Law at the University of Sheffield, joining the University in 2012 from the University of Glasgow where he was the Professor of International Law and Security. He completed his law studies at the University of Thessaloniki in Greece, obtaining an LL.M. from the University of Bristol and Ph.D. from the University of Nottingham. His teaching and research interests are in the fields of International Law and the use of force, international humanitarian law, international criminal law, collective security law, peacekeeping, United Nations Law, international and European constitutional theory and law. He has widely published in these fields.
He sits on the editorial board for the Journal of Conflict and Security Law (Oxford University Press) and is a member of the Use of Force Committee of the International Law Association. He holds a visiting post at the University of Umea, Sweden and has taught at many Universities in Europe and the USA.