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Just Security Alumni

Philip Alston Philip Alston is John Norton Pomeroy Professor of Law at New York University Law School, and was UN Special Rapporteur on extrajudicial executions (2004-10).
Mary DeRosa Mary DeRosa is Distinguished Visitor from Practice at the Georgetown University Law Center. She served as Deputy Assistant and Deputy Counsel to the President, and Legal Adviser to the National Security Council.
Hina Shamsi Hina Shamsi is the Director of the ACLU’s National Security Project. Follow her on twitter @HinaShamsi.

 

Guest Authors


Antoine Abi Ghanem Antoine Abi Ghanem is the Attaché for Disarmament and Security Affairs at the Holy See Mission (Geneva).
Emily Berman Emily Berman a Visiting Assistant Professor of Law at Brooklyn Law School, where she teaches and writes about constitutional law and national security law. In the fall of 2014, Berman will join the faculty at the University of Houston Law Center.
Daniel Bethlehem Sir Daniel Bethlehem KCMG QC is a barrister in practice from Chambers in London. He was the principal Legal Adviser of the United Kingdom Foreign & Commonwealth Office (2006-2011).
Charles Blanchard Charles Blanchard is a partner with Arnold & Porter. He served as General Counsel of the Air Force from 2009 to 2013 and as General Counsel of the Army from 1999-2001. Follow him on Twitter @FmrAirForceGC.
Laurie Blank Laurie Blank is the Director of the International Humanitarian Law Clinic at Emory University School of Law.
Jo Brick Jo Brick is the Acting Staff Officer Legal, Headquarters Air Command, Royal Australian Air Force.
Alan Butler Alan Butler is the Electronic Privacy Information Center (EPIC) Appellate Advocacy Counsel. Follow him on Twitter @AlanInDC.
Sarah Cleveland Sarah Cleveland is the Louis Henkin Professor of Human and Constitutional Rights and Co-Director of the Human Rights Institute at Columbia Law School. She served as the Counselor on International Law to the Legal Adviser at the U.S. Department of State (2009-2011).
Sophia Cope Sophia Cope is Director of Government Affairs and Legislative Counsel at the Newspaper Association of America. Follow her on Twitter @scopesetic.
Geoffrey S. Corn Geoffrey S. Corn is the Presidential Research Professor of Law at South Texas College of Law, and a Lieutenant Colonel (Retired), U.S. Army. He was formerly the Army’s senior law of war expert advisor.
Bonnie Docherty Bonnie Docherty is a senior researcher in the Arms Division of Human Rights Watch and a lecturer on law and senior clinical instructor at the International Human Rights Clinic at Harvard Law School.
Charles J. Dunlap, Jr. Charles J. Dunlap, Jr. is a Professor of the Practice of Law and Executive Director, Center on Law, Ethics and National Security, at Duke Law School. He retired from the Air Force in 2010 as a Major General.
Anthony Dworkin Anthony Dworkin is a senior policy fellow and leads ECFR’s work in the area of human rights, democracy, and justice. Follow him on Twitter @AnthonyDworkin.
Richard Epstein. Richard Epstein is the Laurence A. Tisch Professor of Law at New York University School of Law, the Peter and Kirsten Bedford Senior Fellow, the Hoover Institution, and the James Parker Hall Distinguished Service Professor of Law Emeritus and Senior Lecturer the University of Chicago.
Erwin Marshall Marshall Erwin is a research fellow at the Hoover Institution. He was formerly an analyst in the CIA’s Counterterrorism Center, an Intelligence Specialist at the Congressional Research Service, and staff member on the Senate Homeland Security Committee.
Craig Forcese Craig Forcese is vice dean and associate professor at the Faculty of Law (Common Law Section), University of Ottawa. Follow him on Twitter @cforcese.
Barry Friedman Barry Friedman is the Jacob D. Fuchsberg Professor of Law at New York University School of Law. Follow him on Twitter @barryfriedman1.
Lech Garlicki Lech Garlicki is New York University School of Law Global Professor of Law from Practice (2013), and Judge of the European Court of Human Rights (2002-2012).
Michael Glennon Michael J. Glennon is Professor of International Law at the Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy, Tufts University. He has been Legal Counsel to the Senate Foreign Relations Committee (1977-1980) and has served as a consultant to various congressional committees, the U.S. State Department, and the International Atomic Energy Agency.
Zachary Goldman Zachary Goldman is the Executive Director of the Center on Law and Security at NYU School of Law.
David Golove David Golove is the Hiller Family Foundation Professor of Law at the New York University School of Law.
Jonathan Hafetz Jonathan Hafetz is Associate Professor of Law at Seton Hall University School of Law. Follow him on Twitter @jonathanhafetz.
Kevin Jon Heller Kevin Jon Heller is Associate Professor & Reader at Melbourne Law School. Follow him on Twitter @kevinjonheller.
Ian Scott Henderson Ian Scott Henderson is the Director of the Military Law Centre, Australian Defence Force.
Christof Heyns Christof Heyns is the United Nations Special Rapporteur on extrajudicial, summary or arbitrary executions, and Professor of Human Rights Law and Co-director of the Institute for International and Comparative Law in Africa at the University of Pretoria.
Jonathan Horowitz Jonathan Horowitz is Associate Legal Officer, National Security and Counterterrorism Program, at the Open Society Justice Initiative. Follow him on Twitter @J_T_Horowitz.
Tarek Ismail Tarek Z. Ismail is co-author of Illusion of Justice: Human Rights Abuses in US Terrorism Prosecution, and an adviser to the Columbia Law School Human Rights Institute, where he was a fellow at the Counterterrorism and Human Rights Project from 2011-2013. Follow him on Twitter @tarekzismail.
Dov Jacobs Dov Jacobs is an Assistant Professor in International Law at the Grotius Centre for International Legal Studies at Leiden University. Follow him on Twitter @dovjacobs.
Chris Jenks Chris Jenks is an assistant professor at the SMU Dedman School of Law. He previously served in the United States Army for over twenty years, including as the Chief of the Army’s International Law Branch in the Pentagon. Follow him on Twitter @ChrisJenks_SMU.
Eric Jensen Eric Jensen is a Professor at Brigham Young Law School. He was formerly Chief of the Army’s International Law Branch and Legal Advisor to US military forces in Iraq and Bosnia.
Jeffrey Kahn Jeffrey Kahn is Professor of Law at Southern Methodist University Dedman School of Law.
David Kaye David Kaye is a clinical professor at the UC Irvine School of Law. From 1995 to 2005, he served in the Office of the Legal Adviser at the State Department. Follow him on Twitter at @davidakaye.
Orin Kerr Orin Kerr is the Fred C. Stevenson Research Professor at the George Washington University Law School. Follow him on Twitter @OrinKerr.
Edward Lucas Edward Lucas is a Senior Editor at The Economist and author of “The Snowden Operation: Inside the West’s Greatest Intelligence Disaster.” Follow him on Twitter @edwardlucas.
Kate Martin Kate Martin is the Director of the Center for National Security Studies.
Timothy Mathews Timothy Mathews is a US Army JAG officer, and served as a US Army infantry officer from 1999 to 2008. Follow him on Twitter @timmathews.
Wade McMullen Wade McMullen is the Staff Attorney for the International Strategic Litigation Unit at the Robert F. Kennedy Center for Justice and Human Rights (RFK Center). Follow him on Twitter @wademc.
David Medine David Medine is the Chairman of the Privacy and Civil Liberties Oversight Board.
Sahr Muhammedally Sahr Muhammedally is senior legal advisor at the Center for Civilians in Conflict (formerly CIVIC), where she provides strategic and legal advice on the organization’s work on civilian harm mitigation and engagement with governments and warring parties. Follow her on Twitter @Sahrmally.
Cameron Munter Cameron Munter is professor of practice at Pomona College. He was Ambassador to Pakistan (2010-2012) and Ambassador to Serbia (2007-2009).
Luis Moreno Ocampo Luis Moreno Ocampo was the First Chief Prosecutor of the new and permanent International Criminal Court (2003-2012).
Rolf Mowatt-Larssen Rolf Mowatt-Larssen is senior fellow at the Harvard Kennedy School’s Belfer Center for Science and International Affairs. He served as the Director of Intelligence and Counterintelligence at the Department of Energy; Chief of the Europe Division in the Directorate of Operations; and Chief of the Weapons of Mass Destruction Department, Counterterrorist Center.
Faiza Patel Faiza Patel is Co-Director of the Liberty and National Security Program at the Brennan Center for Justice at NYU School of Law. She was a senior policy officer at the Organization for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons. Follow her on Twitter @FaizaPatelBCJ.
Michael Posner Michael Posner is Professor of Business and Society at NYU’s Stern School of Business, where he directs the Center for Business and Human Rights. Posner served from 2009 to 2013 as Assistant Secretary of State for the Bureau of Democracy, Human Rights and Labor at the State Department, and led Human Rights First between 1978 and 2009.
David Pozen David Pozen is an associate professor of law at Columbia Law School. He served as special advisor to the U.S. Department of State’s Legal Adviser and as special assistant to Senator Edward M. Kennedy on the Senate Judiciary Committee.
Sam Rascoff Sam Rascoff is an Associate Professor of Law and Faculty Director of the Center on Law and Security at NYU School of Law. He previously served as director of intelligence analysis at the New York City Police Department.
Steven Ratner Steven Ratner is the Bruno Simma Collegiate Professor of Law at the University of Michigan Law School. In 2008-2009, he served in the legal division of the ICRC in Geneva. He serves on the State Department’s Advisory Committee on International Law.
Robert Reinstein Robert Reinstein is the Clifford Scott Green Chair in Law at the Temple University Beasley School of Law, and was previously the Vice President of Temple University and Dean of Temple Law School. He also previously served as Chief of the General Litigation Section of the US Department of Justice.
Christopher Rogers Christopher Rogers is a program officer for the Regional Policy Initiative on Afghanistan & Pakistan at Open Society Foundations. Follow him on Twitter @ChristphrRogers.
Gabor Rona Gabor Rona is the International Legal Director of Human Rights First and teaches International Humanitarian Law at Columbia Law School.
Rahul Sagar Rahul Sagar is an Associate Professor of Political Science at Yale NUS. He is the author of Secrets and Leaks: The Dilemma of State Secrecy. Follow him on Twitter @rahulsagar.
 Paul Scharre Paul Scharre is a fellow and Director of the 20YY Warfare Initiative at the Center for a New American Security. From 2008-13 he worked at the Office of the Secretary of Defense. He is a former infantryman in the 75th Ranger Regiment and has served multiple tours in Iraq and Afghanistan. Follow him on Twitter @paul_scharre.
Margot Sclanger Margo Schlanger is a professor of law at the University of Michigan, where she also heads the Civil Rights Litigation Clearinghouse.  She served as the Officer for Civil Rights and Civil Liberties at the Department of Homeland Security in 2010 and 2011. Follow her on Twitter @mjschlanger.
Michael Schmitt Michael Schmitt is the Charles H. Stockton Professor of International Law and Chair of the International Law Department at the U.S. Naval War College.
Gabriel Schoenfeld Gabriel Schoenfeld is a senior fellow at the Hudson Institute in Washington, DC. He was senior adviser to the Mitt Romney for President Campaign. Follow him on Twitter @gabeschoenfeld.
Naureen Shah Naureen Shah is an Advocacy Advisor at Amnesty International USA. Follow her on Twitter @naureenshah.
Amrit Singh Amrit Singh is Senior Legal Officer for National Security and Counterterrorism at the Open Society Justice Initiative.
Shirin Sinnar Shirin Sinnar is an Assistant Professor of Law at Stanford Law School.
David Sloss David Sloss is a professor at the Santa Clara University of Law.  He worked for the U.S. Arms Control and Disarmament Agency for nine years before he attended law school.
Amie Stepanovich Amie Stepanovich Senior Policy Counsel at Access. Amie is an expert in domestic surveillance, cybersecurity, and privacy law. Previously, she was the Director of the Domestic Surveillance Project at the Electronic Privacy Information Center. Amie was named as a Privacy Ambassador by the Information and Privacy Commissioner of Ontario, Canada and was recently recognized as one of Forbes magazine’s 30 under 30 leaders in Law and Policy. Follow her on Twitter @astepanovich.
James Stewart James Stewart is an Assistant Professor at the University of British Columbia Faculty of Law.
Patrick C. Toomey Patrick C. Toomey is a Staff Attorney at the ACLU National Security Project. Follow him on Twitter @PatrickCToomey
Ken Watkin Ken Watkin is Brigadier-General (Ret’d), Canadian Forces, QC. He served four years as the Judge Advocate General, the senior military legal advisor and superintendent of the Canadian military justice system
Sean Watts Sean Watts is a Professor at Creighton University Law School and on the Department of Law faculty at the United States Military Academy at West Point. He is also Senior Fellow at the NATO Cooperative Cyber Defence Centre of Excellence. Professor Watts served as an active-duty Army officer in both the Armor and Judge Advocate General’s Corps from 1992-2007, and has remained an Army Reservist since.
Andrew Weissmann Andrew Weissmann teaches national security law at NYU School of Law and is part of the Centers on Law and Security and on the Administration of Criminal Law. He previously served as General Counsel for the Federal Bureau of Investigation.
Alex Whiting Alex Whiting is a Professor of Practice at Harvard Law School. From 2010-13, he served as the Investigation Coordinator and the Prosecution Coordinator in the Office of the Prosecutor at the International Criminal Court.
John Fabian Witt John Fabian Witt is the Allen H. Duffy Class of 1960 Professor of Law at Yale Law School and a Professor in the Yale History Department.
Andrew K. Woods Andrew K. Woods is a cybersecurity fellow at Stanford University’s Center for International Security and Cooperation and a postdoctoral fellow at Stanford’s Center for Philanthropy and Civil Society.