Anne Peters is Director at the Max Planck Institute for Comparative Public Law and International Law Heidelberg (Germany), and a professor at the Universities of Heidelberg, Freie Universität Berlin, and Basel (Switzerland). She has been a member of the European Commission for Democracy through Law (Venice Commission) in respect of Germany (2011-2015) and served as the President of the European Society of International Law (2010-2012). Born in Berlin in 1964, Anne studied at the universities of Wurzburg, Lausanne, Freiburg, and Harvard. Her current research interests relate to public international law including its history, global animal law, global governance and global constitutionalism, and the status of humans in international law.
Books (authored and co-edited) include: Jenseits der Menschenrechte (Mohr 2014); engl. Beyond Human Rights, forthcoming CUP (2016); Transparency in International Law (CUP 2013); Oxford Handbook of the History of International Law (OUP 2012, ASIL certificate of merit); Conflict of Interest in Global, Public and Corporate Governance (CUP 2012); The Constitutionalization of International Law (OUP 2011); Non-state Actors as Standard Setters (CUP 2009); Women, Quotas and Constitutions (Kluwer 1999).