Andrew Bell

Andrew Bell (@AndrewBellUS) is an assistant professor of international studies at Indiana University-Bloomington. His research focuses on international security, international law, the law of armed conflict, humanitarian intervention, counterinsurgency, and ethics in war. His current research examines the effect of combatant socialization and norms of restraint on conduct toward civilians during war. Dr. Bell has held fellowships with the Institute of Security and Conflict Studies at George Washington University, the Stockdale Center for Ethical Leadership at the U.S. Naval Academy, and the Department of Law and Policy at the International Committee of the Red Cross. Dr. Bell earned a Ph.D. in political science from Duke University (specializing in security and conflict studies), a J.D.-M.A. from the University of Virginia School of Law (specializing in international law), and an M.T.S. from Duke Divinity School (specializing in ethics and just war theory). He has served as an active duty and reserve officer in the U.S. Air Force, with service in Iraq and Afghanistan.

Articles by this author: