Gregory H. Fox is a Professor of Law at Wayne State University School of Law, where he is the Director of the Program for International Legal Studies.  He has been a Visiting Professor at the Universidad Iberoamericana in Mexico City, a Visiting Fellow at the Lauterpacht Research Centre for International Law at Cambridge University, a Fellow at the Max Planck Institute for Public International Law and Comparative Public Law, and a Fellow at the Schell Center for Human Rights at Yale Law School, among other institutions.

Professor Fox’s current research applies quantitative methods to a variety of international law questions.  The first product of this research was The Contribution of United Nations Security Council Resolutions to the Law of Non-International Armed Conflict (American University Law Review 2018).  The second, forthcoming from the Max Planck Institute, is Invitations to Intervene After the Cold War: Toward a New Collective Model.  Another forthcoming article, Old and New Peace Agreements, based on a new dataset, concerns the role of NIAC peace agreements in implementing international law in post-conflict states.

Professor Fox has written widely on international law and the promotion of democracy, the international governance of territory, the law of occupation and United States foreign relations law.  Among his publications are Democracy and International Law (Edward Elgar 2020), Supreme Law of the Land?  Debating the Contemporary Effects of Treaties within the United States Legal System (with Brad R. Roth & Paul Dubinsky, Cambridge 2017), Humanitarian Occupation (Cambridge 2008), Democratic Governance and International Law (Cambridge 2000) (with Brad Roth), Transformative Occupation and Creeping Unilateralism (IRRC 2012) and The Occupation of Iraq (Georgetown International Law Journal 2005).

Professor Fox was co-counsel to the State of Eritrea in the Zukar-Hanish arbitration with the Republic of Yemen concerning the status of a group of islands in the southern Red Sea.  He has also served as counsel in several alien tort statute cases in US courts.

Professor Fox was the recipient of a MacArthur Foundation/Social Science Research Council Fellowship in International Peace and Security.  He began his career in the Litigation Department of Hale & Dorr, now WilmerHale.