Andrew K. Woods is a postdoctoral fellow at Stanford University. He holds a JD from Harvard Law School and a PhD in Politics from the University of Cambridge. His research focuses on how parties create and enforce legal obligations in the absence of strong enforcement mechanisms. His teaching interests include: international law, contract law, international business transactions, corporate law, and criminal law.
His publications include: Understanding Social Action, Promoting Human Rights, (Oxford University Press, 2012) (co-edited with Ryan Goodman and Derek Jinks); Moral Judgments and International Crimes: The Disutility of Desert, 52 Va J. Int’l L. (2012); Toward a Situational Model for Regulating International Crimes, 13 Chi. J. Int’l L. 179 (2012); and A Behavioral Approach to Human Rights, 51 Harv. Int’l L. J. 51 (2010). His writing has been featured in the Financial Times, the International Herald Tribune, and Slate.