New York University School of Law, USA

Benedict Kingsbury

Benedict Kingsbury is Vice Dean and Murry and Ida Becker Professor of Law at New York University School of Law.

His current work focuses on physical, digital, and informational infrastructure (Infrareg); global data/tech law (including digital sequence data, and generative AI); and planetary and space law. He has served as Director of the Institute for International Law and Justice (IILJ) since its founding in 2002, and has jointly led its projects on Global Administrative Law, Indicators as a Technology of Global Governance, and Megaregional Agreements as regulation (Megareg).

He was joint Editor in Chief of the American Journal of International Law 2013-18. After completing his LL.B. at the University of Canterbury in New Zealand, Professor Kingsbury was a Rhodes Scholar at Balliol College, Oxford, and graduated from the M.Phil in International Relations and D.Phil in Law at Oxford, where he subsequently taught.