Co-Director, Center on the Future of War, Arizona State University
Daniel Rothenberg is Professor of Practice in the School of Politics and Global Studies and Co-Director of the Center on the Future of War at Arizona State University (ASU) as well as a Senior Fellow at New America, a DC-based think tank. Previously, he was Professor of Practice and founding Executive Director of the Center for Law and Global Affairs at the Sandra Day O’Connor College of Law at ASU as well as the Lincoln Fellow for Ethics and International Human Rights Law. Before joining the faculty at ASU, Rothenberg was Managing Director of International Projects at the International Human Rights Law Institute at DePaul University College of Law, Senior Fellow at the Orville H. Schell, Jr. Center for International Human Rights at Yale Law School, and an Assistant Professor in the Department of Anthropology and Fellow in the Michigan Society of Fellows, both at the University of Michigan. He has a PhD from the University of Chicago. Rothenberg’s research focuses on the lived experience of atrocities, political violence, war, and severe repression, with a focus on oral histories as well as why people believe stories that are demonstrably untrue in ways that motivate social action. He has over a decade and a half experience designing and managing human rights and rule of law projects in Afghanistan, Iraq, Central Africa and throughout Latin America, including projects collecting and analyzing thousands of first-person narratives from victims of atrocities. He is the author of With These Hands, Testimonies, Memory of Silence: The Guatemalan Truth Commission Report, as well as the co-editor of Drone Wars: Transforming Conflict, Law, and Policy.