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Associate Professor and Department Chair, Peace, Human Rights & Cultural Relations, American University School of International Service

Jeff Bachman is an associate professor at American University’s School of International Service. He is the author of The Politics of Genocide: From the Genocide Convention to the Responsibility to Protect (Rutgers University Press, 2022) and The United States and Genocide: (Re)Defining the Relationship (Routledge, 2017). He is also the editor of Cultural Genocide: Law, Politics, and Global Manifestations (Routledge, 2019) and the forthcoming volume Genocide: The Path Ahead. His research has also been published in Third World Quarterly, Genocide Studies and Prevention, Journal of Genocide Research, and International Studies Perspectives, among others.

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


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