Professor Ron Levi
Ron Levi holds the George Ignatieff Chair of Peace and Conflict Studies and is a faculty member in the Munk School of Global Affairs and Public Policy and the Department of Sociology. He is also Director of Global Strategy and of the Global Justice Lab at the Munk School, and is a Permanent Visiting Professor at the University of Copenhagen. Professor Levi’s research focuses on the role of justice institutions during political junctures and times of global change. He was named by the French Government as a Chevalier in the Ordre des Palmes Académiques in 2018. This is France’s oldest civilian decoration.
Professor Levi teaches courses on international law, criminal law, and law and society. He has been awarded the UTSU/APUS Undergraduate Teaching Award for Teaching Excellence at the University of Toronto, as well as the Ludwik and Estelle Jus Memorial Human Rights Prize.
Professor Levi received a BCL and LLB from the Faculty of Law at McGill University and an LLM and SJD from the Faculty of Law at the University of Toronto. He also pursued graduate studies in Sociology at Northwestern University.