Année d'élection

Fonction(s) actuelle(s)

Professor of Law

Domaine(s) d’expertise

  • International Environmental Law
  • International Climate Change Law
  • International Law on the Use of Force
  • Treaty Law
  • International Law Theory


Jutta Brunnée is Professor of Law and Metcalf Chair in Environmental Law, University of Toronto, where she previously served as Associate Dean of Law, Graduate (2010-2014) and Interim Dean (2014). She has published widely in the areas of Public International Law and International Environmental Law. She is co-author of International Climate Change Law (OUP 2017), and of Legitimacy and Legality in International Law: An Interactional Account (CUP 2010), which was awarded the American Society of International Law’s 2011 Certificate of Merit for preeminent contribution to creative scholarship. She served on the Board of Editors of the American Journal of International Law (2006-2016) and was elected Fellow of the Royal Society of Canada in 2013, and Associate of the Institut de Droit International in 2017. She will deliver a course on “Procedure and Substance in International Environmental Law” at the Hague Academy of International Law in 2019.

Publications sélectionnées

Books (selected):

  • Daniel Bodansky, Jutta Brunnée and Lavanya Rajamani, International Climate Change Law (Oxford University Press, May 2017).
  • Jutta Brunnée and Stephen J. Toope, Legitimacy and Legality in International Law: An Interactional Account (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, July 2010) [Recipient of the American Society of International Law’s 2011 Certificate of Merit for Preeminent Contribution to Creative Scholarship]
  • Daniel Bodansky, Jutta Brunnée and Ellen Hey (eds.), The Oxford Handbook of International Environmental Law (Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2007)


Articles (selected):

  • “Community Obligations in International Environmental Law: Procedural Aspects,” Eyal Benvenisti and Georg Nolte (eds.), Community Obligations in International Law (forthcoming Cambridge University Press).
  • “Self-Defence against Non-State Actors: Are Powerful States Willing but Unable to Change the Law?” forthcoming (2018) International & Comparative Law Quarterly (forthcoming April 2018; published on “First View” at [w/ S.J. Toope].
  • “The Rule of Law in an Agnostic World,” in W. Werner et al. (eds.), The Law of International Lawyers – Reading Martti Koskenniemi (Cambridge University Press, 2017), 137-166 [w/ S.J. Toope]
  • “Treaty Amendments,” in Duncan Hollis (ed.), Oxford Guide to Treaties (Oxford University Press 2012), 347-366.
  • “International Legislation,” in Rüdiger Wolfrum, ed., Max Planck Encyclopedia of Public International Law (Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2008); online edition at
  • “International Legal Accountability through the Lens of the Law of State Responsibility” (2005) 36 Netherlands Yearbook of International Law 3-38.
  • “COPing with Consent: Lawmaking under Multilateral Environmental Agreements,” (2002) 15 Leiden Journal of International Law 1-52.
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