Robert Howse (LLB, Toronto; LLM, Harvard) is the Lloyd C Nelson Professor of International Law at New York University School of Law. He has been a visiting professor at, among other institutions, Harvard Law School, Tel Aviv University, the Hebrew University of Jerusalem, and the University of Paris 1 (Pantheon-Sorbonne). His books include Leo Strauss: Man of Peace (Cambridge University Press, 2014), The Regulation of International Trade (with Michael Trebilcock and Antonia Eliason; fourth edition, Routledge, 2013), and The WTO System: Law, Politics & Legitimacy (Cameron May, 2007). He has been a frequent consultant or adviser to government agencies and international organizations such as the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD), the United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD), and the Inter-American Development Bank. He has also been a consultant to investors’ counsel in a number of investor–state arbitrations. Robert is a member of the Board of Advisers of the NYU School of Law Center for Law and Philosophy. He serves on the editorial advisory boards of the London Review of International Law, the Journal of World Investment & Trade, Transnational Legal Theory, and Legal Issues of Economic Integration. He is co-founder of the New York City Working Group on International Economic Law.