Research projects


Explaining International Organizations' Mission Creep


Project Lead: Annabelle Littoz-Monnet

Timeline: September 2017 – August 2020

Research Assistants: Ceren Bulduk, Xinyu Yuan



Interface Law- Legal Interactions between Spheres of Authority in Global Economic Governance


Project Lead: Nico Krisch

Timeline: June 2017 – May 2020

Research Assistants: Lucy Lu Reimers, Francesco Corradini



Bombs, Banks and Sanctions:  A Sociology of the Transnational Legal Field of Nuclear Nonproliferation


Project Lead: Grégoire Mallard

Associated Researchers: Anna Hanson, Farzan Sabet

Timeline: March 2017 – May 2020

Research Assistant: Jin Sun



UN Reform and Effectiveness- What Types of Reform Enhance an International Organisation's Effectiveness?


Project Lead: Thomas Biersteker, Cedric Dupont

Timeline: September 2016 – August 2019

Associated Researcher: Cecilia Cannon




To Save and To Defend- Global Normative Ambiguity and Regional Order 


Project Lead: Stephanie Hofmann

Timeline: June 2017 – August 2021

Research Assistants: Anamarija Andreska, Francesco Romani




The Paths of International Law- Global Stability and Change in the International Legal Order 


Project Lead: Nico Krisch

Timeline: Oct 2017 – September 2022





United Nations Sanctions and Mediation


Project Leads: Thomas Biersteker, Rebecca Brubaker, David Lanz

Timeline: March 2017 – November 2018





International Relations Studies and Education


Project Lead: Thomas Biersteker, Marina Lebedeva

Associated Researcher: Félix Grenier

Timeline: 2016 – 2018

Partners: Moscow State Institute of International Relations