Professor Leslie Johns received her Ph.D. in 2008 from the Department of Politics at New York University. She also holds a B.F.A. and M.S. from Carnegie Mellon University. Her research focuses upon the use of international organizations to resolve interstate disputes. Her work has appeared in journals such as International Organization and Journal of Conflict Resolution.
Prof. Johns is also the author of Strengthening International Courts: The Hidden Costs of Legalization (Univ. of Michigan Press, 2015).