Rebecca Hamilton

Rebecca Hamilton, Assistant Professor of Law at AUWCL, focusing on national security law, international law, and criminal law. Her most recent work focuses on technological, legal, and policy challenges associated with efforts to control the spread of hate speech online and she is the author of Fighting for Darfur: Public Action and the Struggle to Stop Genocide which analyzes citizen activism and the effort to stop mass atrocities.  Prior to entering academia, Professor  Hamilton was a journalist for the Washington Post and Reuters and has published her work in Foreign Affairs, The New Yorker, Foreign Policy, The Atlantic, International Herald Tribune, and The New Republic, other media outlets. Born in New Zealand, Hamilton completed undergraduate studies in Sydney, Australia. She is a graduate of Harvard Law School and Harvard Kennedy School, where she was a Knox Fellow. She serves on the Executive Council of the American Society of International Law.

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