George Andreopoulos

George Andreopoulos

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PhD    Cambridge University
JD       University of Athens (by incorporation)
LLB     Cambridge University
BA       University of Chicago


George Andreopoulos is Professor of Political Science at John Jay College of Criminal Justice and at the Graduate Center, CUNY, and the founding Director of the Center for International Human Rights at John Jay College. Before coming to CUNY, he taught for several years at Yale University where he was also the Founding Associate Director of the Orville H. Schell, Jr. Center for International Human Rights. He has written extensively on international organizations, international human rights, and international humanitarian law issues. Over the years, he has participated in several human rights missions and has been a consultant for International Organizations and NGOs. He is past President of the Interdisciplinary Studies Section (IDSS) of the International Studies Association (ISA) and past President of the Human Rights Section of the American Political Science Association (APSA). He is the recipient of many grants and fellowships, including the Ford Foundation, the Carnegie Corporation of New York, the Stavros Niarchos Foundation, the Alexander Onassis Foundation and the German Research Foundation. He is currently completing a book on the United Nations Security Council and Counter-Terrorism. He is the Editor-in-Chief of Human Rights Review.




JJC Affiliations

Director, Center for International Human Rights
Area of Expertise

Most requested topics by media

Civil Rights & Liberties
Human Rights
Human Trafficking
Sexual Violence / Intimate Partner Violence
In The Media


Most recent YouTube appearance:

Webinar on the War in Ukraine-


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