Profilbild Karl Theresa Reinold 162x198px

Juniorprofessorin fuer globale und transnationale Kooperationsforschung


Articles in peer-reviewed journals
1. Reinold, Theresa (2023) “How to ‘make law count’: Lessons from the Comisión Internacional contra la Impunidad en Guatemala (CICIG) for the effectiveness of hybrid governance,” International Journal of Law in Context, forthcoming.
2. Reinold, Theresa (2022) “Adiós Rechtsstaat in Zentralamerika? Hybride Kommissionen gegen die Straflosigkeit und ihre Erfolgsbedingungen,“ in: Leviathan Vol. 50, No. 4, pp. 595-611,
3. Reinold, Theresa (2022) “Holding international organizations accountable: towards a right to justification in global
governance?” Ethics & International Affairs Vol. 36, No. 2, pp. 259-271, 
4. Reinold, Theresa (2020a) “Guatemala, the question of amnesties, and the Inter-American human rights system:
implications for the fight against impunity,” in: Die Friedenswarte Vol. 93, No. 1-2, pp. 123-147.
5. Reinold, Theresa (2020b) “A new type of hybrid actor in global governance: anti-impunity commissions, shared
sovereignty, and the rule of law,” in: Verfassung und Recht in Übersee Vol. 53, No. 3, 245-266.
6. Reinold, Theresa (2019a) “The promises and perils of subsidiarity in global governance – evidence from Africa,” in:
Third World Quarterly Vol. 40, No. 11, pp. 2092-2107.
7. Reinold, Theresa (2019b) “Civil society participation in regional integration in Africa: a comparative analysis of
ECOWAS, SADC, and the EAC,” in: South African Journal of International Affairs Vol. 26, No. 1, pp. 53-71.
8. Reinold, Theresa (2019c) “Multilevel approaches to countering unconstitutional changes of government in Africa:
implications for the rule of law,” in: Journal of Asian and African Studies Vol. 54, No. 4, pp. 467-484.
9. Reinold, Theresa (2019d) “When is more more? The proliferation of international courts and their impact on the rule
of law in Africa,” in: International Journal of Human Rights Vol. 23, No. 8, pp. 1337-1355.
10. Reinold, Theresa (2018) “Informal regulation and the hyper-responsiveness of international law,” in: AJIL Unbound
Vol. 112, pp. 97-101.
11. Reinold, Theresa (2017) “Would a code of conduct for the UN Security Council make its response to mass atrocities
more consistent and accountable?” in: Humanitäres Völkerrecht: Informationsschriften Vol. 30, No. 1/2, pp. 13-18.
12. Reinold, Theresa (2016) “Mainstreaming social issues in the International Monetary Fund,” in: Global Society Vol.
31, No. 3, pp. 392-416.
13. Reinold, Theresa and Zürn, Michael (2014a) “Rules about rules and the endogenous dynamics of international law.
Cognitive dissonance reduction as a mechanism of secondary rule-making,” in: Global Constitutionalism Vol. 3,
No. 2, pp. 236-273.
14. Reinold, Theresa (2014b) “The ‘responsibility not to veto’, secondary rules, and the rule of law,” in: Global
Responsibility to Protect Vol. 6, No. 3, pp. 269-294.
15. Reinold, Theresa (2012) “Constitutionalization? Whose constitutionalization? Africa's ambivalent engagement with
the International Criminal Court,” in: International Journal of Constitutional Law Vol. 10 No. 4, pp. 1076–1105.
16. Reinold, Theresa (2011a) “The sovereignty dodge and the responsibility to control: should the US do what Pakistan
won’t do?” in: Journal of Intervention and Statebuilding Vol. 5, No. 4, pp. 373-395.
17. Reinold, Theresa (2011b) “State weakness, irregular warfare, and the right to self-defense post-9/11,” in: American
Journal of International Law Vol. 105 No. 2, pp. 244-286.
18. Reinold, Theresa (2011c) “The United States and the responsibility to protect: impediment, bystander, or norm
leader?” in: Global Responsibility to Protect Vol. 3, No. 1, pp. 61-87.
19. Reinold, Theresa (2010) “The responsibility to protect: much ado about nothing?” in: Review of International
Studies Vol. 36, Special Issue S1, pp. 55-78.
20. Reinold, Theresa (2009) “Sovereignty as responsibility? Die USA, der konditionale Souveränitätsbegriff und das jus
ad bellum,” in: Die Friedenswarte Vol. 84, No. 1, pp. 101-123.
21. Reinold, Theresa (2006) “Dialogue de sourds? Über die (Un)möglichkeit des interdisziplinären Dialogs zwischen
Völkerrechtlern und Politikwissenschaftlern,” in: Zeitschrift für Internationale Beziehungen Vol. 13, No. 2, pp. 275-

22. Reinold, Theresa (2012) Sovereignty and the responsibility to protect: The power of norms and the norms of the
powerful (London: Routledge).
23. Reinold, Theresa (2008) Soft power in foreign policy. The US and the wars against Iraq in 1991 and 2003
(Saarbrücken: VDM Verlag).
Edited volumes
24. Heupel, Monika and Reinold, Theresa, eds. (2016) The rule of law in global governance (Basingstoke: Palgrave

Book chapters
25. Reinold, Theresa (2022) “The prohibition on the use of force and its justifications: plus ca change?” in Krieger,
Heike and Liese, Andrea, eds. Tracing value change in the international legal order: perspectives from legal and
political science (Oxford: Oxford University Press).
26. Reinold, Theresa (2020) “Cynicism and the autonomy of international law,” in Baade, Björnstjern et al., eds.
Cynical international law? (Heidelberg: Springer/MPIL), pp. 15-36.
27. Reinold, Theresa (2018) “South African incursions into Lesotho,” in Ruys, Tom and Corten, Olivier, eds.
International law on the use of force: a case-based approach (Oxford: OUP), pp. 379-384.
28. Reinold, Theresa (2017) “Human rights protection in IMF lending,” in Heupel, Monika and Zürn, Michael, eds.
Beyond impunity: international organizations and the protection of human rights (Cambridge: CUP), pp. 273-292.
29. Heupel, Monika and Reinold, Theresa (2016) “Introduction,” in Ibid., eds. The rule of law in global governance
(Basingstoke: Palgrave Macmillan), pp. 1-26.
30. Reinold, Theresa (2016a) “The UN Security Council and the politics of secondary rule-making,” in Heupel, Monika
and Reinold, Theresa, eds. The rule of law in global governance (Basingstoke: Palgrave Macmillan), pp. 95-120.
31. Reinold, Theresa (2016b) “Diffusion theories and the interpretive approaches of domestic courts,” in: Aust, Helmut
and Nolte, Georg, eds. Interpretation of international law by domestic courts: converging approaches? (Oxford:
OUP), pp. 267-288.
32. Reinold, Theresa (2014) “Transnationaler Terrorismus und Souveränität,” in: Volk, Christian and Kuntz, Friederike,
eds. Der Begriff der Souveränität in der transnationalen Konstellation (Baden-Baden: Nomos), pp. 165-188.
33. Reinold, Theresa (2013) “Africa’s emerging regional security culture and the intervention in Libya,” in: Hehir,
Aidan, ed. Libya, the responsibility to protect and the future of humanitarian intervention (Basingstoke: Palgrave
Macmillan), pp. 83-109.
34. Reinold, Theresa (2012) “The African Union’s ambivalent engagement with the International Criminal Court,” in:
Cassese, Sabino, Carotti, Bruno, Casini, Lorenzo, Macchia, Marco, MacDonald, Euan, and Savino, Mario eds.
Global administrative law: the casebook, 3rd ed. (New York: New York University School of Law).

Other publications
35. Reinold, Theresa (2022) „Deutschland, eine kalabrische Provinz?“ Tagesspiegel, 4 October 2022,
36. Reinold, Theresa (2022) “‘Non da noi!’. La Germania 15 anni dopo la strage di Duisburg,” in: MicroMega, 12 August 2022,
37. Reinold, Theresa (2022) “Kaltgestellt und verschleppt,” TAZ, 15 August 2022,!5871626&s=reinold&SuchRahmen=Print/
38. Reinold, Theresa (2022) “The International Criminal Court, the global South, and the project of global constitutionalism,” International Criminal Court Forum, 
39. Reinold, Theresa (2022) “‘Basta Mafia!‘ Wie sich der Rechtsstaat gegen das organisierte Verbrechen behauptet,” in: Blätter für Deutsche und International Politik 5/2022, 95-102.
40. Reinold, Theresa (2022) “Review of Brock, Lothar and Simon, Hendrik, eds. (2021) The justification of war and
international order,” in: Politische Vierteljahresschrift,
41. Reinold, Theresa (2022) “Review of Coe, Brooke N. (2019) Sovereignty in the South. Intrusive regionalism in
Africa, Latin America, and Southeast Asia,” in: Verfassung und Recht in Übersee (forthcoming).
42. Reinold, Theresa (2020) “The causes and effects of hybrid anti-impunity commissions: outlines of a research
agenda,” Centre for Global Cooperation Research, Global Cooperation Research papers 26,
43. Reinold, Theresa (2019a) “The puzzle of reconciliation after genocide and the role of social identities. Evidence
from Burundi and Rwanda,” Centre for Global Cooperation Research, Global Cooperation Research Papers 23,
online at
44. Reinold, Theresa (2019b) “Who is calling the shots? A comment on Amvane’s ‘UN peacekeeping and the
developing world',” Völkerrechtsblog, 22 February 2019,
45. Reinold, Theresa (2019c) “Transitional justice and genocide denialism in Guatemala: bill 5377 and the specter of
impunity,” Centre for Global Cooperation Research,
46. Reinold, Theresa (2018a) “African Union v International Criminal Court: episode MLXIII (?),” 23 March 2018,
online at
47. Reinold, Theresa (2018b) “The international community and the autonomy of international law: response to
Christian Tams,” Centre for Global Cooperation Research, Global Cooperation Research Papers 21, online at
48. Reinold, Theresa (2017) “Status: ‘It’s complicated.’ On African leaders’ troubled relationship with international
courts,” 6 September 2017, online at
49. Reinold, Theresa (2015) “No unalloyed good. The AU's rejection of 'unconstitutional changes of government',” 6
July 2015, online at
50. Reinold, Theresa (2012) “Constitutionalization? Whose constitutionalization? Africa’s ambivalent engagement with
the International Criminal Court,” Jean Monnet Working Paper, NYU School of Law, online at
51. Dembinski, Matthias and Reinold, Theresa (2011a) “Libya and the future of the responsibility to protect: African
and European perspectives,” Peace Research Institute Frankfurt, PRIF-Report No. 107, online at
52. Reinold, Theresa (2011b) “Die Bomben des Friedensnobelpreisträgers: Zur Frage der Rechtmäßigkeit US-
amerikanischer Drohnenangriffe in Pakistan,” KFIBS Analyse 1/11, online at