Bonnie Docherty is a senior researcher in the Arms Division of Human Rights Watch. She is also a lecturer on law and senior clinical instructor at the International Human Rights Clinic at Harvard Law School. Docherty specializes in disarmament and international humanitarian law. She has done extensive field research on the civilian effects of war and has worked on the negotiation and implementation of multiple treaties. She has played an especially active role in the campaign against cluster munitions. More recently, she has been at the forefront of the movement to ban fully autonomous weapons. She received her J.D. from Harvard Law School and her A.B. from Harvard University.