Fernando Tesón is the Tobias Simon Eminent Scholar at FSU College of Law. He is a leading authority on humanitarian intervention and the philosophy of international law and has written on diverse topics such as immigration and political rhetoric.
Originally from Buenos Aires, Professor Tesón has dual U.S. and Argentine citizenship. Professor Tesón holds an S.J.D. from Northwestern University School of Law, an LL.M. from the Université Libre de Bruxelles, Belgium and a J.D. from Universidad de Buenos Aires, Argentina. Before joining FSU in 2002, he taught for 17 years at Arizona State University. He has served as visiting professor at Cornell Law School, Indiana University School of Law, University of California Hastings College of Law, the Oxford-George Washington International Human Rights Program, and Universidad Torcuato Di Tella, Buenos Aires, Argentina.