Professor Anghie received a B.A. and an LL.B. from Monash University in Melbourne, Australia. He earned an S.J.D. from Harvard Law School, where he also served as a MacArthur Scholar at the Harvard Center for International Affairs and a Senior Fellow in the Graduate Program at the law school. In the summer of 1994, he completed an internship with the International Monetary Fund in Washington, D.C. He also practiced law in Melbourne, Australia.
Professor Anghie joined the faculty at the University of Utah S.J. Quinney College of Law faculty in 1995. He served on the University President's Task Force on Internationalization and on various other committees examining issues of internationalization at the university level. He has served as Visiting Professor at the American University Cairo, Cornell, Harvard, the London School of Economics, and the University of Tokyo and he has also taught and lectured at various other universities around the world including Melbourne Law School, the University of Auckland, the Law College in Sri Lanka and Jahangirnagar Law School in Bangladesh. He has served on the Executive Council of the Asian Society of International Law since its founding, and was a principal organizer of its biennial conference in Beijing in 2011. He delivered the Grotius Lecture at the American Society of International Law in 2010.
Professor Anghie's research interests include public and private international law; human rights; globalization, development issues, and international law; terrorism and the use of force; international business transactions and international economic law; colonialism and the history of public international law; and third world approaches to international law