Antony T. Anghie is Professor of Law at the National University of Singapore. He has served as Professor of Law at the University of Utah and as Visiting Professor at the American University Cairo, Cornell, Harvard, the London School of Economics, and the University of Tokyo. Professor Anghie's research interests include i.a. globalization, development issues, and international law; colonialism and the history of public international law; and Third World Approaches to International Law (TWAIL). In his book Imperialism, Sovereignty and the Making of International Law (2005) he argues that the colonial confrontation was central to the formation of international law and its founding concept, sovereignty.