- Additional Positions at AU
- Program Chair, Ethics, Peace, and Human Rights Program
- Society for Ethics, Peace, and Global Affairs Advisor
- PhD, Law and Public Policy, Northeastern University, M.A., Composition and Rhetoric, Rowan University, B.A., Business Management, Widener University
- Languages Spoken
- Very basic Russian
- Favorite Spot on Campus
- Book Currently Reading
- The Last Astronaut
- Jeff Bachman is a Professorial Lecturer in Human Rights and Chair of the Ethics, Peace, and Human Rights MA Program. His research and teaching interests focus primarily on critical genocide studies.
* "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
The United States and Genocide: (Re)Defining the Relationship. Routledge Studies in Genocide and Crimes Against Humanity. Forthcoming 2018.
Area of Expertise
U.S. foreign policy and human rights, genocide, counterterrorism and human rights, media coverage of human rights, drones, torture, human rights law
Jeff Bachman focuses his research on genocide, counterterrorism and human rights, media coverage of human rights events, and state responsibility and individual accountability for violations of human rights law and international humanitarian law. He is especially interested in the misuse of the 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.