Tourme-Jouannet, Emmanuelle

Contact Emmanuelle Tourme-Jouannet

Emmanuelle Tourme-Jouannet is a jurist and a philosopher. She earned a Master in International Law and a Master in Philosophy of Law at the Université Paris II (Panthéon-Assas) as well as a Master in Political Philosophy at the Université Paris IV (Sorbonne), with highest honors. She earned her PhD in Law at the Université Paris II (1993). Her thesis received the Université Paris II’s award, the Chancellerie des Universités de Paris’ prize Maurice Picard, and the Académie des sciences morales et politiques’ prize Dupin-Ainé. Dr. Jouannet became a professor of public law in 1996 and professor at the Université Paris I (Panthéon-Sorbonne) in 2000. She was legally responsible for the Master in International Law and later became executive director of the Master in International Law at Paris I and of the French-American double degree with the universities Columbia and Cornell Ithaca. She is currently professor at the Sciences Po Law School.

At an international level, Emmanuelle Tourme-Jouannet leaded the joint programs between Paris 1 and both Columbia University and Cornell University. She is the co-editor-in-chief of the Journal of History of International Law ; a member of the Editorial Boards of the The European Journal of International Law (EJIL) and of the Studies in History of International Law ; an advisor and member of the Consultative Committee of Inter Gentes-McGill Journal of International Law & Legal Pluralism ; and a member of the Editorial committees of the Archives de Philosophie du droit and the Revue belge de droit international. In March, 2010, she became a member of Academic Council of the Harvard Institute for Global Law and Policy (Harvard University). In 2011, Emmanuelle Tourme-Jouannet was placed in the direction of the international program of research in the IREDIES-CERDIN program, Justice and International law in a global world, which she still leads in Sciences Po. She teaches and carries out research in International law, International dispute, Human rights and International humanitarian law as well as in History of law and Philosophy of law.

Spécialités / Fields of Expertise : 
  • International law
  • Human Rights
  • Legal History and philosophy of law
  • Conflict of laws and cross-boarder litigation
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