MWI Adjunct Scholar

Dr. Daphné Richemond-Barak is Assistant Professor in the Lauder School of Government, Diplomacy and Strategy at IDC Herzliya in Israel. She also serves as Senior Researcher and Head of the International Law Desk at the International Institute for Counter-Terrorism.

Dr. Daphné Richemond-Barak holds a Maîtrise from Université Panthéon-Assas (Paris II), a Diploma in Legal Studies from Oxford University, an LLM from Yale Law School, and a PhD from Tel Aviv University.

Prior to joining IDC, Dr. Richemond-Barak worked at the International Court of Justice and spent several years in private practice at the New York office of Cleary Gottlieb. Dr. Richemond-Barak has acted as counsel for international law firms, nonprofit organizations, and states—including for the government of Colombia in its territorial dispute against Nicaragua before the International Court of Justice.

She researches new or noteworthy developments taking place on the contemporary battlefield, from the deployment of intelligent defense systems to the rise and return of foreign fighters, tunnel warfare, and the impact of artificial intelligence on security affairs. Her approach is deeply grounded in multidisciplinary research, at the intersection of international relations, international law, policy, and security studies.

Her monograph, Underground Warfare, has been published by Oxford University Press, and she is the author of the forthcoming seventh edition of Rosenne’s The World Court: What It Is and How It Works published by Brill/Martinus Nijhoff.