Alexis Keller

Alexis Keller is Professor of Legal Philosophy and Head of the Department of Legal History at the Law Faculty of the University of Geneva, as well as Vice-Dean of the Faculty. He is a member of the Board of the International Committee of the Red Cross, of the Geneva Academy of International Humanitarian Law, and of the Tocqueville’s Foundation.  

He has been a Fellow of the Carr Center for Human Rights Policy at the Kennedy School of Government, Harvard University, as well as a Visiting Fellow at King’s College (Cambridge) and a Visiting Professor at Sciences-Po (Paris). From 2001 to 2004, he served as Special Representative of the Swiss Foreign Ministry for the Middle East peace process. 

Alexis Keller is the author of numerous publications in French, German, and English in the fields of legal philosophy and European intellectual history. He is affiliated with several academic societies and research institutes in Europe and the United States.

He holds a Ph.D. from the University of Geneva, a first-class M.Phil from the University of Zurich, and a Honorary Doctorate (Doctorat Honoris Causa) from the University of Paris XIII. He was awarded the Sean MacBride Peace Prize in 2004 and Grand Prix International Condorcet-Raymond Aron in 2005.