Jeremy A. Rabkin is a professor at George Mason Law School in Arlington, Virginia, specializing in international law and constitutional history. Rabkin received a bachelor's degree from Cornell (1974) and earned a doctorate in political science at Harvard University. He taught in the Department of Government at Cornell University from 1980 until the spring of 2007. He serves on the board of academic advisors of the American Enterprise Institute, on the advisory board of the Harvard Journal of Law and Public Policy, and the board of directors of the Center for Individual Rights (a public interest law firm in Washington, D.C.). Rabkin’s recent writing has focused on the history and continuing significance of national sovereignty, as in his most recent book, Law Without Nations (Princeton University Press, 2005). His current research interests include the role of international organizations and international NGOs in developing countries.