July 13, 2024


International Student Club UK

Her Majesty The Queen Awards Honorary Knighthood to Professor Philip Bobbitt

NEW YORK — The British Consulate-Common in New York is pleased to announce that Professor Philip Chase Bobbitt has been built an honorary Knight Commander of the Most Fantastic Get of the British Empire (KBE). The honorary knighthood was awarded in recognition of Bobbitt’s “services to United kingdom/US relations and general public lifetime.”

Bobbitt is a Distinguished Senior Lecturer at The University of Texas in Austin, the Herbert Wechsler Professor of Federal Jurisprudence at Columbia College in New York and director of the Heart on National Safety at the Columbia Law School. He is most greatly recognized in the U.K. for his function on global stability and constitutional regulation, and he has printed 10 textbooks, typically published from his property in London, including “The Protect of Achilles: War, Peace and the Training course of History” and “Terror and Consent: The Wars for the 20th Century.” In 2004, Prospect journal named him just one of the 100 most influential community intellectuals in Britain.

Moreover a wealthy tutorial profession, Bobbitt has been a devoted public servant and has served the U.S. governing administration during 7 administrations, Democratic and Republican. He acquired a D. Phil. in fashionable record from the University of Oxford, where he was the Anderson senior exploration fellow at Nuffield University and a member of the Oxford fashionable background school. In 2011, he was elected to membership in the Typical Space at All Souls College. He also has been the Marsh Christian fellow in War Scientific tests at Kings College or university, the College of London the James Barr Ames Traveling to Professor at the Harvard Regulation Faculty and the Florence Rogatz Traveling to Professor at the Yale Law Faculty. He is a member of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences, a fellow of the Royal Historic Modern society, and a former trustee of Princeton University. Bobbitt has served on the board of Wilton Park (a meeting center of the Foreign Workplace) and the government committee of the Anglo-US Pilgrims Society. He has also been a extended-time good friend to Kings Higher education, Ditchley, and other British establishments.

Soon after saying the award, Antony Phillipson, the British consul common in New York and trade commissioner for North America, said: “I congratulate Professor Bobbitt on this perfectly-deserved honor. For 40 many years, his scholarship and influential producing have manufactured substantial contributions to intercontinental protection to the advantage of all nations which includes the U.K. Through his numerous decades of review and training at foremost U.K. and U.S. establishments, he has championed U.K.-U.S. cooperation.”

Upon accepting the title, Bobbitt stated: “I’m tremendously moved by this honor, which I choose as a recognition and reaffirmation of selected bonds that hyperlink the United States and the United Kingdom — commitment to the rule of legislation, collective security, and the preservation of the values of liberal democracy—to which my work has been devoted. Our numerous friends in America and Britain I visualize will be deeply happy. They all know, having said that, that I am only a placeholder for the plenty of individuals who have long nurtured a tradition of mutual passion, esteem and reliance amongst our two countries.”

The U.K. honors process recognizes fantastic accomplishment and support to the nation and incorporates non- British nationals who obtain honorary awards for their important contribution to British passions. All British honors are awarded on benefit, and honorary awards are conferred by HM The Queen on the suggestions of the International, Commonwealth and Development Secretary. The Most Fantastic Buy of the British Empire was launched in 1917. Bobbitt may possibly forthwith use “KBE” soon after his title must he desire to do so.