Surabhi Ranganathan is a University Lecturer in International Law, a Fellow of the Lauterpacht Centre for International Law, and a Fellow and Director of Studies in Law at King’s College, University of Cambridge. She is also a fellow of the Cambridge Centre for Environment, Energy and Natural Resource Governance (C-EENRG). Her research explores histories and politics of international law, with a current focus on the designation, representations and regulation of global commons, especially the deep seabed.
Surabhi is the author of Strategically Created Treaty Conflicts and the Politics of International Law (CUP 2014 and assistant editor of The Cambridge Companion to International Law (CUP 2012). Currently co-editor of the International Legal Theory Section of the Leiden Journal of International Law, Surabhi has also served as assistant editor of the British Yearbook of International Law (2012-2016) and editor-in-chief of the Cambridge Student Law Review (2009-2010). Her work has appeared in numerous journals, including the British Yearbook of International Law, American Journal of International Law and European Journal of International Law. Her research has been selected for presentation at the peer-reviewed NYU/Nottingham/Melbourne Junior Faculty Forum for International Law and Stanford International Junior Faculty Forum. She received her BA, LL.B. (Hons.) from the National Law School of India University, her LL.M. from NYU School of Law, where she was a Vanderbilt Scholar, and her PhD from Cambridge University.