Freeman Spogli Institute for International Studies Program on Energy and Sustainable Development Stanford University


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Andrew K. Woods  
Cybersecurity Fellow (former)

Stanford University
Encina Hall
Stanford CA 94305-6165

Research Interests
regulatory systems and their enforcement mechanisms; human rights, transnational corporate activity; information and communications technologies

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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.