Peter Dutton is professor of international law in the Stockton Center for International Law. He served formerly as interim dean, Center for Naval Warfare Studies, and as director of the China Maritime Studies Institute. His research focuses on international law of the sea, Chinese views of sovereignty and international law, and China’s maritime expansion. A retired Navy Judge Advocate and former Naval Flight Officer, he holds a Ph.D. from King’s College London, a J.D. from the College of William & Mary, an M.A. from the U.S. Naval War College, and a B.S. from Boston University. He is an adjunct professor at NYU School of Law and a faculty advisor to NYU’s U.S.-Asia Law Institute.