Professorial Lecturer in Human Rights & Co-Director, Ethics, Peace, and Global Affairs MA Program at the School of International Service, American University School of International Service

Jeff Bachman is a Professorial Lecturer in Human Rights and Co-Director of the Ethics, Peace, and Global Affairs MA Program. His teaching and research interests focus primarily on U.S. foreign policy and human rights. He is also interested in the role news media plays in constructing human rights narratives. He is especially interested in the misuse of international law as a political tool through its selective application and enforcement.

Degrees:
PhD, Law and Public Policy, Northeastern University, M.A., Composition and Rhetoric, Rowan University, B.A., Business Management, Widener University

Latest Scholarly Publications:
"The Lawfulness of Targeted Killing Operations Outside Afghanistan," Studies in Conflict and Terrorism. Available http://www.tandfonline.com/doi/full/10.1080/1057610X.2015.1072390#abstract

"The New York Times and Washington Post: Misleading the Public about US Drone Strikes," Journalism Studies. Available http://www.tandfonline.com/doi/full/10.1080/1461670X.2015.1073118#abstract

Experience

  • –present
    Professorial Lecturer in Human Rights Ethics, Peace, and Global Affairs Program Co-Director School of International Service, American University