Associate Fellow, Centre on Global Health Security
David P Fidler
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David Fidler is the James Louis Calamaras professor of law at the Indiana University Maurer School of Law, where he specializes in international law.

He is one of the world’s leading international legal experts on global health, biosecurity threats posed by biological weapons and bioterrorism, cyberspace, cybersecurity, the role of law in counterinsurgency and stability operations, arms control concerning weapons of mass destruction, ‘non-lethal’ weapons, and the globalization of baseball.

He has frequently served as an international legal consultant to government agencies, international institutions, and non-governmental organizations. He received his JD from Harvard Law School and an MPhil in international relations and a BCL from The University of Oxford.


  • Global health
  • International law
  • International security, including arms control and non-proliferation
  • Counterinsurgency
  • International trade


1995 - dateProfessor of Law, Indiana University Maurer School of Law