Jeffrey Bachman

Professorial Lecturer
School of International Service

  • Additional Positions at AU

    Director, Ethics, Peace, and Global Affairs Program
    Society for Ethics, Peace, and Global Affairs Advisor
  • 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. Jeff has field experience working for Amnesty International in the Government Relations for Europe/Eurasia program.
  • Degrees

    PhD, Law and Public Policy, Northeastern University, M.A., Composition and Rhetoric, Rowan University, B.A., Business Management, Widener University
  • Favorite Spot on Campus:


    Book Currently Reading:

    Raising Steam by Terry Pratchett

    Languages Spoken:

    Very basic Russian

  • SIS-School of Intl Service
  • SIS - 213
  • Tuesdays 3:00-5:00; Thursdays 3:00-5:00; by appointment

  • (202) 885-6826 (Office)
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Scholarly, Creative & Professional Activities

Selected Publications

  * "The Lawfulness of Targeted Killing Operations Outside Afghanistan," Studies in Conflict and Terrorism. Available

The New York Times and Washington Post: Misleading the Public about US Drone Strikes," Journalism Studies. Available

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