Prof Tom Dannenbaum

Prof Tom Dannenbaum

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Tom Dannenbaum is Assistant Professor of International Law at the Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy. Prior to joining Fletcher in 2017, he taught at University College London and Yale Law School. He writes on international law, focusing primarily on the law of armed conflict, the law on the use of force, international criminal law, shared responsibility, and international judging. He has also written on peace negotiations, terrorist strategy, reparations, and the philosophical basis for punishing atrocity crimes perpetrated via the state.

His work has been published in a range of leading journals, including the Yale Law Journal, the European Journal of International Law, International & Comparative Law Quarterly, International Law Studies, the Harvard International Law Journal, and Security Studies. His book, The Crime of Aggression, Humanity, and the Soldier, was published by Cambridge University Press in 2018. His article, “Why Have We Criminalized Aggressive War?”, was awarded the Lieber Prize by the American Society of International Law in 2017.

His faculty webpage is available here.

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