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Roscini, Professor Marco

Kings College London
United Kingdom


"Professor Marco Roscini is Professor of International Law at the Westminster Law School. He has a PhD from the University of Rome ‘La Sapienza’ and was previously a Research Fellow in International Law at the University of Verona School of Law. Professor Roscini has lectured in international security law (jus ad bellum, law of armed conflict, and disarmament law) at University College London (UCL), King’s College London, Queen Mary University of London, and the Ecole des Relations Internationales in Paris.             Professor Roscini has published widely in the field of international security law. He is the author of Le zone denuclearizzate (Nuclear weapon-free zones, Giappichelli, 2003) and of Cyber Operations and the Use of Force in International Law (OUP, 2014). He is also the co-editor of Non-proliferation Law as a Special Regime (CUP, 2012). His scholarship has also appeared or is forthcoming in important peer-reviewed journals, as well as in several edited books. His publications have been widely cited in legal literature and judicial decisions. Professor Roscini is a member of the International Law Association (ILA)’s Committee on Nuclear Weapons, Non-proliferation and Contemporary International Law, of the ESIL Interest Group on Peace and Security and of the EU Non-proliferation Consortium. In January 2009, he was appointed a member of the Arts and Humanities Research Council (AHRC) Peer Review College, one of the main funders of academic research in the UK, for the period 2010-2017. He is also on the Editorial Board of several scientific journals. In 2002, he was awarded a German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD) fellowship for a research stay at the Max-Planck Institut für ausländisches öffentliches Recht und Völkerrecht, Heidelberg and in 2012 he was awarded a Leverhulme Research Fellowship for the academic year 2012-2013 to conduct his research on cyber operations. "  

Research Interest

Professor Roscini’s current research areas include the international law of armed conflict (in particular, cyber warfare), the use of force in international relations, nuclear non-proliferation law.  

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