Boyd van Dijk is an Oxford Martin Fellow at the Changing Global Orders programme, Research Associate at the Faculty of History, and a Non-Stipendiary Research Fellow, Nuffield College.
His research interests focus on international organizations, international law, food security, humanitarianism, and mass violence. He previously taught at King’s College London, LSE, and Queen Mary and was a McKenzie Fellow at the University of Melbourne.
His latest monograph, Preparing for War: The Making of the Geneva Conventions, came out in 2022 with Oxford University Press. It has received the 2023 Certificate of Merit in a Specialized Area of International Law from the American Society of International Law. He also published essays and articles for Past & Present, The American Journal of International Law, Humanity, Law and History Review, as well as for magazines (Le Grand Continent) and newspapers (Washington Post).