John H. Currie is a professor in the Faculty of Law at the University of Ottawa, where he teaches, inter alia, public international law, the use of force by states, and the law of armed conflict. He is also an adjunct research professor in the Norman Paterson School of International Affairs at Carleton University. The holder of degrees in astronomy and physics from the University of Toronto, and in law from the universities of Ottawa and Cambridge, Professor Currie is editor-in-chief of The Canadian Yearbook of International Law and the author or co-author of several books. His research and writing interests include various aspects of public international law, with a particular focus on its reception in domestic legal systems. He has been scholar-in-residence in the Legal Affairs Bureau of Canada’s Department of Foreign Affairs and International Trade, advising on matters of international criminal and humanitarian law and representing Canada before a number of UN bodies (including the International Criminal Tribunal for the Former Yugoslavia). He is also a past president of the Canadian Council on International Law; has designed and taught courses on public international law for the Canadian Foreign Service Institute; and served as a member of the Canadian delegation to the 2010 Review Conference of the Rome Statute of the International Criminal Court.