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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.

Media Contributor

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.

Legal Expert

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.

Global Advisor

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.



Central Florida 100 | Orlando Sentinel

Looking ahead: RACE FATIGUE? The surge in racial justice-based white philanthropy that swept through the nation in the wake of the murder of George Floyd less than a year ago is tragically dwindling among Orlando’s political and corporate elites. Why? Is it white...

Central Florida 100 | Orlando Sentinel

Looking ahead: COMBATING RACISM: Next week it will still be hard to be Black! African Americans want white people to help end systemic racism but are too often shunned when they address race issues. Numerous Blacks believe that whites embody white privilege...

Central Florida 100 | Orlando Sentinel

Last week: DIFFICULT RACIAL CONVERSATIONS: This week let’s recognize that sometimes it is hard being white. Many whites want to eliminate institutionalized racism in society but do not know where to start. Many whites fear saying the wrong thing; being blamed for...


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