Antonio Franceschet

Dr. Antonio Franceschet

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Office: +1 (403) 220-2583


Educational Background

Doctor of Philosophy Political Science, Carleton University, 1999

M.A. Political Science, Carleton University, 1995

B.A. Political Science, University of Manitoba, 1990


Antonio Franceschet specializes in international theory, law, and ethics. He is a past Chair of the International Ethics Section (2012-14) of the International Studies Association. He is a member of the Editorial Board of the Journal of International Political Theory. In 2012-13 he was an Annual Fellow at the Calgary Institute for the Humanities. He is an Associate with the University of Sussex's Centre for Advanced International Theory and the Sussex Rights and Justice Research Centre.


Theorizing Resistance Rights in International Politics

How do the international system's principles and norms govern the recognition and exercise of resistance rights? What is a just cause for resistance? What means of resistance are justified? This project seeks to explain how rights to resist are constituted, distributed and limited within the international order.