International Law Section (ILAW)

A map of ILAW's Panel Titles from ISA 2013

Welcome to ILAW

ILAW is devoted to advancing knowledge and understanding of international law amongst scholars and students.  The section aims to enhance the capacities of political science, legal, and other scholars, practitioners, and others with teaching, research, and policy interests in the field of international law.

The Section organizes panels and receptions at the annual conventions of the International Studies Association; co-operates with professional organizations worldwide in promoting the study of International Law; and issues a periodic newsletter.



Matthew Kolasa | Section Chair
March 2020 - March 2022
Boston University

Henry (Chip) Carey | Section Vice Chair and Section Program Chair
March 2020 - April 2021
Georgia State University

See Governance & Leadership

Become a Member

When you become an ISA member, you can add on an ILAW membership for a low fee. Membership dues help to support section activities and awards.

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