Andrea Bianchi is head of the International Law Department at the Graduate Institute Geneva. He was previously Full Professor at the Catholic University, Milan, and Associate Professor at the University of Parma. He was also Professorial Lecturer in International Law at the Bologna Centre of the Johns Hopkins University. His publications address topics that range from international human rights and international economic law, to international environmental law, state responsibility and the law of treaties. Recently he has published works on international law and terrorism and on non-state actors. He is currently focusing on international law theory, with a special interest on normativity and law making processes.