David J. Cohen

David J. Cohen

Title
Professor of Classics and Rhetoric, Director of War Crimes Studies Center
Department
Department of Classics
Department of Rhetoric
Phone
(510) 642-4218
Research Expertise and Interest
human rights;war crimes & trials;Indonesia & East Timor; Guantanamo & Abu Grahib;Sierra Leone Special Court;International Criminal Tribunal for Rwanda & Former Yugoslavia;Classics;ancient rhetoric & history, classical Greek law;political/legal theory
Description

David Cohen received his JD from UCLA and his PhD in Classics and Ancient History from Cambridge. His current interests are social theory, legal and social history, legal philosophy, classical rhetoric, international law, war crimes trials, and human rights. He is engaged in trial monitoring, documentation, and judicial training in Indonesia, East Timor, Sierra Leone, and the former Yugoslavia.

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