Dennis R. Schmidt (@DennisRSchmidt) is a Research and Teaching Fellow at the Institute of Political Science at the University of Tübingen, and a Research Fellow in International Relations at Durham University, where he earned his doctorate. In 2015, he was a visiting scholar at the Elliot School of International Affairs at George Washington University. He specializes in the politics and ethics of international law, including international law on the use of force, international criminal justice, and the role of law and institutions in a changing global order. He is also working on German Foreign Policy. He is a regular media commentator on global affairs and international legal issues.