Thomas G. Weiss is Presidential Professor of Political Science at The CUNY Graduate Center; Co-Chair, Cultural Heritage at Risk Project, J. Paul Getty Trust; Distinguished Fellow, Global Governance, The Chicago Council on Global Affairs; and Global Eminence Scholar, Kyung Hee University, Korea. Previously, he was Andrew Carnegie Fellow, president of the International Studies Association and recipient of its “IO Distinguished Scholar Award”; directed research projects on the Future of the UN Development System, the Wartime UN, and the UN Intellectual History Project; and was Research Professor at SOAS, Chair of the Academic Council on the UN System, Editor of Global Governance, Research Director of the International Commission on Intervention and State Sovereignty, Research Professor at Brown University’s Watson Institute for International Studies, Executive Director of the Academic Council on the UN System and of the International Peace Academy, and a member of the UN Secretariat. He has written extensively about multilateral approaches to international peace and security, humanitarian action, and sustainable development. Recent single- or co-authored books include: The “Third” United Nations: How a Knowledge Ecology Helps the UN Think (2021); Rethinking Global Governance (2019); Would the World Be Better without the UN? (2018); and Humanitarianism, War, and Politics (2018).