Olivier De Schutter (Universite Catholique de Louvain, Belgium) Books
Books by Olivier De Schutter (Universite Catholique de Louvain, Belgium)
Olivier De Schutter is Professor at Universite Catholique de Louvain, Belgium and at SciencesPo. He was the United Nations Special Rapporteur on the right to food between 2008 and 2014 and is currently a member of the Committee on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights (2015-22). A Member of the Global Law School Faculty at New York University, he has been Visiting Professor at a number of institutions, most recently at Columbia University, New York and at Yale University, Connecticut. He has published widely on European and international human rights law, with a specific focus on the relationship between governance and human rights and on economic globalization and human rights. In 2013, he was awarded the prestigious Francqui Prize in the social sciences and humanities, and in 2017 became the first non-American to be awarded the Leadership award of the James Beard Foundation.