Richard Falk is Albert G. Milbank Professor of International Law and Practice, Emeritus at Princeton University and Distinguished Visiting Professor in Global & International Studies at the University of California, Santa Barbara. From 2008-2014, he served as United Nations Special Rapporteur on the situation of human rights in the Palestinian territories. He is a member of the Editorial Boards of The Nation and The Progressive, and Chair of the Board of the Nuclear Age Peace Foundation. He is a former advisory board member of the World Federalist Institute and the American Movement for World Government. Falk has written numerous books and articles which have been published by The Nation, The Huffington Post, Al Jazeera, and CounterPunch. Recently, he co-authored Palestine: The Legitimacy of Hope (Just World Books, 2014). Falk obtained a BS in Economics from the Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania, an LLB from Yale University, and an SJD from Harvard University.