Biography

Dan Sarooshi is Professor of Public International Law; Senior Research Fellow of the Queen's College, Oxford; FRSA; and co-General Editor of the Oxford Monographs in International Law Series. He was elected in 2008 to membership of the Executive Council of the American Society of International Law.

His books include International Organizations and Their Exercise of Sovereign Powers  (OUP, 2005), The UN and the Development of Collective Security (OUP, 1999), the sole edited Responsibility and Remedies for the Actions of International Organizations (Martinus Nijhoff, Hague Academy of International Law Imprint) (2015), and the co-edited State Responsibility Before International Judicial Institutions  (Hart, 2004). The first two of these books were awarded the 2000 (biennial) Guggenheim Prize by the Guggenheim Foundation in Switzerland; the 2001 American Society of International Law Book Prize; the 2006 Myres S. McDougal Prize awarded by the American Society for the Policy Sciences; and the 2006 American Society of International Law Book Prize.

He has authored over 50 academic pieces, including the long co-authored chapter with Judge Dame Rosalyn Higgins FBA, QC, former President of the International Court of Justice and Dr P. Webb, "Institutional Modes of Conflict Management" in National Security Law  (2015, 3rd edn) (125 pp.).

Six of his former DPhil supervisees have had a revised version of their thesis published as a monograph by leading academic publishers.

He was appointed by the World Trade Organization (WTO) in 2006 to the WTO Dispute Settlement List of Panellists after joint nomination by the United Kingdom Government and the European Communities.

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Publications

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  • D Sarooshi, 'The Legal Capacity and Powers of International Organizations’ ' in Ian Hurd, Ian Johnstone, and Jacob Katz Cogan (eds), The Oxford Handbook of International Organizations (Oxford University Press 2015) (forthcoming)
  • Dame Judge R. Higgins, D. Sarooshi, and P. Webb and D Sarooshi, '‘Institutional Modes of Conflict Management’' in J. Norton-Moore, et al. (ed), National Security Law (Carolina Academic Press 2015)
  • D Sarooshi, 'Investment treaty arbitration and the World Trade Organization: what role for systemic values in the resolution of international disputes?' (2014) 49(3) Texas International Law Journal 445
  • D Sarooshi, Remedies and Responsibility for the Actions of International Organizations (Martinus Nijhoff, Hague Academy of International Law Imprint 2014)
    ISBN: 978-90-04-26802-9
  • D Sarooshi, 'Responsibility, Immunities, and Remedies for the Acts of International Organizations' in D. Sarooshi (ed), Responsibility, Immunities, and Remedies for the Acts of International Organizations (Martinus Nijhoff, Hague Academy of International Law Imprint 2014)
  • D Sarooshi, 'The United Nations Security Council' in J. Krieger, M. Crahan, C. Murphy, and A. Kaya (eds), The Oxford Companion to International Relations (2014)
  • D Sarooshi and A. Tzanakopoulos, 'International Organizations before United Kingdom Courts' in August Reinisch and Gregor Novak (eds), Transnational Judicial Dialogue of Domestic Courts on International Organizations (2013)
    ISBN: 978-0-19-967940-9
  • D Sarooshi, 'Provisional Measures and Investment Treaty Arbitration' (2013) 29 Arbitration International 361
    ISBN: 09570411
  • D Sarooshi, 'International Organizations and State Responsibility' in M. Ragazzi (ed), The Responsibility of International Organizations: Essays in memory of Sir Ian Brownlie (Martinus Nijhoff 2013)
    ISBN: 9789004256071
  • D Sarooshi, 'The United Nations Security Council' in J. Krieger, et al (ed), The Oxford Companion to International Relations (Oxford University Press 2012)
  • D Sarooshi, 'When international financial institutions arbitrate: what law governs international investment arbitration' (2012) 27 Butterworths Journal of International Banking and Financial Law 612
  • D Sarooshi, '‘The Recourse to the Use of Force by the United Nations’' (2010) 104 American Society of International Law Proceedings 1
  • D Sarooshi, 'Aspects of the World Trade Organization’s Telecommunications Regime' (2009) TECHNOLOGY DISPUTES INTERNATIONAL
  • D Sarooshi, 'The Security Council’s Authorization of Regional Arrangements to Use Force' in V. Lowe, A. Roberts, and J. Welsh (eds), The United Nations Security Council and War (Oxford University Press 2008)
    ISBN: 978-0-19-958330-0
  • D Sarooshi, 'International Economic Law' in P. Cane and J. Conaghan (eds), The New Oxford Companion to Law (Oxford University Press 2008)
  • D Sarooshi, 'The Role of Domestic Public Law Analogies in the Law of International Organizations' (2008) 5 International Organizations Law Review 237
  • D Sarooshi, 'The World Trade Organization' in P. Cane and J. Conaghan (eds), The New Oxford Companion to Law (Oxford University Press 2008)
  • D Sarooshi, 'International Criminal Justice: An Institutional Future?' in M. Cohen (ed), La promotion de la justice, des droits de l’homme et du règlement des conflits par le droit international (2006)
  • D Sarooshi, 'The Move from Institutions: the case of the WTO' (2006) 100 American Society of International Law Proceedings 298
  • Judge R. Higgins DBE, QC and D Sarooshi, 'Institutional Modes of Conflict Management' in J. Norton Moore, F. Tipson, and R. Turner (eds), National Security Law (Carolina Academic Press 2005)
  • D Sarooshi, International Organizations and Their Exercise of Sovereign Powers (Oxford Monographs in International Law Series) (OUP 2005)
    This 2005 hardback edition of this book was awarded the 2006 Myres S. McDougal Prize by the American Society for Policy Sciences, and also the 2006 American Society of International Law book prize (Preeminent Contribution to Creative Scholarship).
    ISBN: 978-0-19-922577-4
  • D Sarooshi, '‘The Future of the WTO and its Dispute Settlement System’' (2005) 2(1) International Organizations Law Review 129
  • D Sarooshi, 'Conferrals by States of Powers on International Organizations: The Case of Agency' (2004) 74 The British Year Book of International Law 291
  • D Sarooshi and M.Fitzmaurice, Issues of State Responsibility before International Judicial Institutions (Clifford Chance Series Volume VII 2004)
  • D Sarooshi, 'The Essentially Contested Nature of the Concept of Sovereignty: Implications for the Exercise by International Organizations of Delegated Powers of Government' (2004) 25 Michigan Journal of International Law 1107
    ISBN: 1052-2867
  • D Sarooshi, 'The Landmark WTO US v. Mexico case' (2004) 36 Commonwealth Secretariat Trade Topics 1
  • D Sarooshi and R. Volterra, 'The WTO and the Importance of International Law for Business' (2004) March Special Feature – WTO, European Lawyer 27
  • D Sarooshi, '‘Prosecutorial Policy and the ICC: Prosecutor’s Proprio Motu Action or Self-Denial?’' (2004) 2(4) Journal of International Criminal Justice 940
  • D Sarooshi, '‘Sovereignty, Economic Autonomy, the United States, and the International Trading System: Representations of a Relationship’' (2004) 15(4) European Journal of International Law 651
  • D Sarooshi, '‘The Nature of the Concept of Sovereignty: Implications for the Exercise by International Organizations of Powers of Government’' (2004) 25 Michigan Journal of International Law 1107
  • D Sarooshi, 'The Peace and Justice Paradox: The International Criminal Court and the UN Security Council' in D. McGoldrick, P. Rowe and E. Donnelly (eds), The Permanent International Criminal Court (Hart Publishing 2004)
    ISBN: 1-84113-281-0
  • D Sarooshi, 'Reform of the WTO Dispute Settlement Understanding' in I. Mbirimi, B.Chilala, and R. Grynberg (eds), From Doha to Cancun: Delivering a Development Round (Commonwealth Secretariat 2003)
  • D Sarooshi, 'Some Preliminary Remarks on the Conferral by States of Powers on International Organizations' (2003) 4 New York University Jean Monnet Working Paper 1
  • D Sarooshi, 'The WTO Telecommunications Regime and Commonwealth Developing Countries' in E. Turner and R. Grynberg (eds), Multilateral and Regional Trade Issues for Developing Countries (in E. Turner and R. Grynberg, eds., Multilateral and Regional Trade Issues for Developing Countries 2003)
  • D Sarooshi, 'The Blaskic Case' (2002) 122 The International Law Reports 1 [Case Note]
  • D Sarooshi, 'Command Responsibility and the Blaskic case' (2001) 50 ICLQ 452
  • D Sarooshi, 'International Law and Peace between the Nations' in R. O’Dair and A. Lewis (eds), Current Legal Issues (2001)
  • D Sarooshi, 'The United Nations Security Council' in J. Krieger (ed), The Oxford Companion to Politics of the World (OUP 2001)
  • D Sarooshi, '‘Aspects of the Relationship between the International Criminal Court and the United Nations’' (2001) 32 Netherlands Yearbook of International Law 27
  • D Sarooshi, 'Aspects of the World Trade Organization’s Telecommunications Regime' (2000) Technology Disputes International 2
  • D Sarooshi, Public International Law Subject Guide, 2nd ed. (University of London 2000)
  • D Sarooshi, 'The Role of the UN Secretary-General in UN Peace-Keeping' (2000) 20 Australian Yearbook of International Law 279
  • D Sarooshi, United Nations and the Development of Collective Security: the Delegation by the UN Security Council of its Chapter VII Powers (OUP 2000)
    This book was awarded the 2000 (biennial) Guggenheim Prize by the Guggenheim Foundation in Switzerland; and the 2001 American Society of International Law Book Prize.
  • D Sarooshi, '‘The UN and the Establishment of Peace’' (2000) 53 Current Legal Problems 621
  • D Sarooshi, '‘The Statute of the International Criminal Court’' (1999) 48 ICLQ 387
  • D Sarooshi, '‘What Role For NATO in the Maintenance of Peace?’' (1999) 52 Current Legal Problems 473
  • D Sarooshi, 'The Powers of the United Nations International Criminal Tribunals' (1998) 2 Max Planck Yearbook of UN Law 141
  • D Sarooshi, 'The Legal Framework Governing United Nations Subsidiary Organs' (1996) 67 The British Year Book of International Law 413
  • D Sarooshi, Humanitarian Intervention and Humanitarian Assistance: Law and Practice (Wilton Park Papers (HMSO) 86 1994)

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