2016–2019 (Secondment to the Board until January 1st 2019)
Kurt Mills is Professor of International Relations and Human Rights at the University of Dundee. He was previously Senior Lecturer in International Human Rights at the University of Glasgow. He previously taught at the American University in Cairo, Mount Holyoke College, James Madison University, and Gettysburg College, and served as the Assistant Director of the Five College Program in Peace and World Security Studies at Hampshire College. He is also the founder and Convenor of the Glasgow Human Rights Network, as well as the founder of the human rights section of the International Studies Association. His work addresses questions related to humanitarianism, international criminal justice and the responsibility to protect, with a regional focus on sub-Saharan African. He is the author of two books – Human Rights in the Emerging Global Order: A New Sovereignty? and, most recently, International Responses to Mass Atrocities in Africa: Responsibility to Protect, Prosecute and Palliate (University of Pennsylvania Press, 2015); co-editor of two books – Human Rights Protection in Global Politics: Responsibilities of States and Non-State Actors (Palgrave Macmillan, 2015) and Moral Victories: The Ethics of Winning Wars (OUP, forthcoming 2017); and author of numerous articles.