Mattias Kumm


Generic Bio

Mattias Kumm is the holder of the Inge Rennert Professor of Law Chair at NYU School of Law as well as holding a Professorship on “Rule of Law in the age of Globalization” at the Social Science Research Center and Humboldt University, Berlin. His research focuses on basic conceptual, institutional and doctrinal issues in Global, European and Comparative Public Law. He is known for his work on constitutional pluralism in Europe, the cosmopolitan turn of constitutionalism as it relates to international law and his contributions to the theory of human and constitutional rights. He joined NYU after studying for his doctorate at Harvard Law School preceded by studies in Law, Philosophy and Political Sciences in Kiel and Paris. He has taught at leading universities worldwide, including Harvard Law School, the Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy, the Central European University (Budapest), the European University Institute (Florence), the Bucerius Law School (Hamburg) and the National University of Singapore. Professor Kumm is on the editorial board of various journals.