Fernando Nunez-Mietz

Academic title(s): 

Assistant Professor, Department of Political Science


PhD, Ohio State University

Contact Information

855 Sherbrooke St. W.
Montreal, Quebec
H3A 2T7

514-398-4800 ext. 00763
Email address: 
fernando.nunez-mietz [at] mcgill.ca
Leacock 536
Areas of interest: 

International security; International law; Human rights; Securitization; Legalization of international politics; International Relations Theory; Global Governance and International Organizations; Evolutionary Theory and International Systems Change

Selected publications: 

Selected publications/works in progress

  • Fernando G. Nuñez-Mietz (forthcoming). “Legalization and the International Legitimation of the Use of Force: Revisiting Kosovo.” International Organization.
  • Fernando G. Nuñez-Mietz and Lucrecia Garcia Iommi (2017). “Can Transnational Norm Advocacy Undermine Internalization? Explaining Immunization Against LGBT Rights in Uganda.” International Studies Quarterly, Volume 61, Issue 1, pp. 196-209.
  • Fernando G. Nuñez-Mietz (2016). “Lawyering Compliance with International Law: Legal Advisers in the ‘War on Terror’.” European Journal of International Security, Volume 1, Issue 2, pp. 215–238.
  • Lawyering Legitimacy in World Politics: A Practice Theory of State Compliance with International Law. Book manuscript under review.
  • “The Judicial Creation of International Rights against State Consent: The Case of LGBT Rights.” Working paper.
  • “Resisting the Transnational Diffusion of Norms through Securitization: LGBT Rights Immunization in Russia and Hungary.” Working Paper.
Research areas: 
International Relations
Assistant Professor