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Robert Beck

Assoc Vice Chancellor
 (414) 229-3713
 Northwest Quadrant B 7459A

Website

www.uwm.edu/~rjbeck

Degrees

Ph.D., Georgetown University
Honors B.A., Marquette University

Courses Taught

  • Global 101 – People and Politics
    Syllabus
  • PolSci 316 – International Law
    Syllabus

Research Interests

International relations, international law, and foreign policy.

Other Relevant Activities

Associate Vice Chancellor and Chief Information Officer, UW-Milwaukee

Current Projects

I am completing the second edition of International Law and the Use of Force.

Selected Publications

Beck, Robert J. “The Grenada Invasion, International Law, and the Scoon Invitation: A Thirty Year Retrospective.” The Commonwealth Journal of International Affairs, Routledge 102. (2013): 281-290.
Beck, Robert J. Law and Disciplinarity: Thinking Beyond Borders (edited volume). Palgrave Macmillan, 2013.
Beck, Robert J. “Thinking beyond Borders: Reflections on Law and Disciplinarity.” Law and Disciplinarity: Thinking Beyond Borders. Ed. Beck, Robert J. Palgrave Macmillan, (2013): 3-30.
Beck, Robert J. “Teaching International Law as a Partially Online Course: The Hybrid/Blended Approach to Pedagogy.” International Studies Perspectives 11. (2010): 273-290.
Beck, Robert J., and Carey, Henry F. ““Teaching International Law”.” International Law volume of The International Studies Encyclopedia. Wiley-Blackwell Publishing, (2010): 6801-6819.
Beck, Robert J. “International Law and International Relations.” International Law volume of The International Studies Encyclopedia. Wiley-Blackwell Publishing, (2010): 4115-4141.
Beck, Robert J., and Carey, Henry F. “Introduction.” International Law volume of The International Studies Encyclopedia. Wiley-Blackwell Publishing, (2010): cxi-cxxxix.
Beck, Robert J. “International Law and International Relations Scholarship.” Routledge Handbook of International Law. Routledge, (2009): 13-43.
Beck, Robert J. “Grenada.” Max Planck Encyclopedia of Public International Law. Oxford University Press, (2009).
Beck, Robert J. “Grenada’s Echoes in Iraq.” The Long Term View, Massachusetts School of Law at Andover. (2004): 73-87.
Beck, Robert J., and Ambrosio, Thomas. International Law and the Rise of Nations: The State System and the Challenge of Ethnic Groups. Chatham House/CQ Press, 2002.
Beck, Robert J., and Ambrosio, Thomas, eds. International Law and the Rise of Nations: The State System and the Challenge of Ethnic Groups. . Chatham House, 2001.
Beck, Robert J. “Britain and the 1933 Refugee Convention: National or State Sovereignty?”.” International Journal of Refugee Law, Oxford University Press 11. (1999): 597-624.
Beck, Robert J. “A Study of War and An Agenda for Peace: Reflections on the Contemporary Relevance of Quincy Wright’s Plan for a ‘New International Order’.” Review of International Studies 22. (1996): 119-147.
Beck, Robert J., Arend, Anthony C., and Vander Lugt, Robert D. International Rules: Approaches from International Law and International Relations. . Oxford University Press, 1996.
Beck, Robert J. “The Prospects for Interdisciplinary Collaboration.” Journal of International Legal Studies 1. (1995): 119-149.
Beck, Robert J. ““Don’t Tread on Us': International Law and Forcible State Responses to Terrorism.” Wisconsin International Law Journal 12. (1994): 153-219.
Beck, Robert J. “International Law and the Decision to Invade Grenada: A Ten-Year Retrospective.” Virginia Journal of International Law 33. (1993): 765-817.
Arend, Anthony C., and Beck, Robert J. International Law and the Use of Force: Beyond the U.N. Charter Paradigm. . Routledge, 1993.
Beck, Robert J. “The ‘McNeil Mission’.” Naval War College Review 44. (1991): 93-112.
Beck, Robert J. “Munich’s Lessons Reconsidered.” International Security 14. (1989): 161-191.
Beck, Robert J. “STAR WARS: An International Legal Analysis.” Canadian-American Law Journal 3. (1986): 169-187.