Dr. Jill Goldenziel is a Research Fellow at the Harvard Kennedy School's International Security Program of the Belfer Center for Science and International Affairs and a Senior Fellow at the University of Pennsylvania's Fox Leadership Program. In July 2016, she will be Associate Professor at Marine Corps University in Quantico, where she will teach International Law and the Laws of War to mid-career U.S. and foreign armed services members studying for a Master's in Military Studies.
Dr. Goldenziel's scholarship focuses on international law, human rights, international organizations, the intersection of international and domestic constitutional law, law and religion, and refugees and migration. She is a specialist in the law and politics of the Middle East. She is currently writing a book on how to solve the migration and refugee crisis.
Dr. Goldenziel's numerous publications have appeared in the American Journal of International Law, Arizona State Law Journal, Berkeley Journal of International Law, Chicago Journal of International Law, and the American Journal of Comparative Law, among other scholarly journals. Her work has been featured in The Washington Post, the L.A. Times, and The National Interest, and she has been a commentator on NPR, Public Radio International, and in other media. She is regularly quoted and cited in publications such as the International Business Times, The Atlantic, and The Boston Globe, and The New Yorker.com. She is a member of the U.S. Speaker and Specialist Bureau of the U.S. Department of State, and is a frequent speaker and consultant on international law, refugees, migration, and Middle East politics.
Dr. Goldenziel holds a Ph.D. and an A.M. in Government from Harvard University, a J.D. from the New York University School of Law, and an A.B. from Princeton University. She was previously a Climenko Fellow and Lecturer on Law at Harvard Law School and a Visiting Assistant Professor of Law at the Boston University School of Law. Dr. Goldenziel clerked for Judge Thomas Buergenthal (Ret., International Court of Justice) on an ICSID international arbitration tribunal.