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Jeremy N. Rabkin

Professor, Law


Dr. Jeremy N. Rabkin teaches law at the TFAS Legal Studies Institute (LSI) and is a professor of law at George Mason University Antonin Scalia Law School. Before joining the faculty of GMU in June of 2007, he was a professor in the Department of Government at Cornell University for over two decades. Rabkin serves on the Board of Directors of the U.S. Institute of Peace – originally appointed by President George W. Bush in 2007, then appointed for a second term by President Barack Obama and reconfirmed by the Senate in 2011. He also serves on the Board of Academic Advisers of the American Enterprise Institute and on the Board of Directors of the Center for Individual Rights, a public interest law firm based in Washington, D.C.

Rabkin’s most recent book is “Striking Power: How Cyber, Robots, and Space Weapons Change the Rules for War” (Encounter, 2017), co-authored with John Yoo. Rabkin also wrote “Law Without Nations?” (Princeton University Press, 2005) and authored a chapter in “Varieties of Sovereignty and Citizenship” (University of Pennsylvania Press, 2012), entitled “If You Need a Friend, Don’t Call a Cosmopolitan.” His articles have appeared in major law reviews and political science journals. He has also made journalistic contributions in a range of magazines and newspapers, including The Washington Post and The Wall Street Journal. He earned his bachelor’s degree from Cornell University and his doctorate from Harvard University.