International Law, Human Rights, Intersectionality, Democracy, Modern Monetary Theory, Political Economy
Jonathan Crock’s research focuses on the right to democracy in international law, with a particular interest in the growing use of randomly selected citizens’ assemblies (sortition) and other direct democracy mechanisms and new legal developments in rights of economic democracy, workplace democracy, and what Thomas Piketty calls “democratic control of capital.” He is completing his PhD in international law at Leiden University, Grotius Center for International Legal Studies, The Hague, Netherlands, and has a master’s in international human rights law from the University of Oxford. He serves on the editorial staff of the Journal of International Economic Law based at Georgetown University Law Center. His previous experience includes working at the US Department of State’s Office of War Crimes Issues, US Institute of Peace, Office of the UN High Commissioner for Refugees, US Department of the Treasury, US Agency for International Development, and Supreme Court of the United States. He has lived, worked, and traveled in over 80 countries.