Gary Bass

Current Position: Associate Professor of Politics and International Affairs, Princeton University

Brief Bio: Gary Bass is an associate professor of politics and international affairs at Princeton University. He is the author of Stay the Hand of Vengeance: The Politics of War Crimes Tribunals (Princeton University Press), and is writing a new book on humanitarian intervention and the origins of the human rights movement. Before coming to Princeton, Bass worked as a Washington reporter and West Coast correspondent for The Economist. He has also written for The New Yorker, The New York Times, The Washington Post, The Los Angeles Times, The Boston Globe, The New Republic, Foreign Affairs, Daedalus, Philosophy & Public Affairs, and other publications. He received his A.B. and Ph.D. degrees from Harvard University.

Research Interests: Human rights; international security; ethics in international relations; war crimes tribunals; American and European foreign policy.

Sample Publications:
  • Bass, Gary. Stay the Hand of Vengeance: The Politics of War Crimes Tribunals. Princeton University Press, 2000.