Dr. Jeremy Levitt is a Distinguished Professor of International Law, Global Consultant and Entrepreneur
Dr. Levitt is a renowned jurist, educator, international administrator and entrepreneur with expertise in international law and foreign relations, higher-education administration, change management, project management, business negotiations and law, multiculturalism and conflict resolution.
Professor Levitt earned his Doctor of Philosophy in politics and international studies from the University of Cambridge, Doctor of Law from the University of Wisconsin-Madison, and Bachelor of Arts degree in political science from Arizona State University. Dr. Levitt has authored two books, edited four and written over thirty academic articles.
Dr. Levitt is a regular contributor to the Orlando Sentinel and has been a frequent source for the national and international media, including, among others, Fox News-The O’Reilly Factor, Fox-News Live, Channel 13 News Orlando, BET Nightly News, National Public Radio, WVON Radio and the Chicago-Tribune, and previously served as a regular contributor to the Chicago Sun-Times.
Professor Levitt has served as a professor of law at Florida International University and DePaul University. He is one of the nation’s leading scholars on the international law of the use of force and armed conflict, conflict resolution and peace-building, transitional justice and the international law and politics of Africa, and an expert in counter-terrorism, women’s rights and race politics.
Professor Levitt has traveled, researched and worked in thirty-seven countries in Africa, and traveled extensively in Asia, Europe, the Caribbean and Latin America. He has held a variety of global orientated positions in the public and private sectors. Professor Levitt has served as an expert and advisor to several governments, international institutions such as the United Nations and The World Bank Group and non-governmental organizations including The Carter Center.
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LATEST ARTICLES & BLOGS
ORLANDO SENTINEL February 20, 2018 The Disney-Marvel movie “Black Panther” is an iconic black cultural revolution, revival and renaissance that intelligently interrogates nativism, privilege and influence that fortifies global apathy toward poor and disenfranchised...
ORLANDO SENTINEL January 12, 2018 President Trump’s atomic comments Thursday during a White House meeting with congressional lawmakers about immigration trampled the red line of racism, bigotry and prejudice — from which there is no return. Until now, I have been...
Commentary: Orlando Sentinel October 23, 2017 Dr. Jeremy I. Levitt drjeremylevitt.com @drjeremylevitt As an international lawyer and former World Bank and U.N. official with significant experience in zones of conflict in Africa, I am...