Margaret M. deGuzman (@Megdeguzmanprof) is a James E. Beasley Professor of Law at Temple University’s Beasley School of law and co-director of the Institute for International Law and Public Policy. Her scholarship focuses on the role of international criminal law in the global legal order, with a particular emphasis on the work of the International Criminal Court (ICC). Her recent publications include a book, Shocking the Conscience of Humanity: Gravity and the Legitimacy of International Criminal Law (Oxford University Press, 2020), and a co-edited volume, Arcs of Global Justice: Essays in Honour of William A. Schabas (Oxford University Press, 2018).
Before joining the Temple Law faculty, she clerked on the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals and practiced law in San Francisco, specializing in criminal defense. She also served as a legal advisor to the Senegal delegation at the Rome Conference where the ICC was created and as a law clerk in the Office of the Prosecutor of the International Criminal Tribunal for Former Yugoslavia. She was a Fulbright Scholar in Darou N’diar, Senegal.