Rebecca Ingber, an expert in international and national security law, bureaucracy, and presidential power, joined the BU Law faculty in 2015. She is a senior fellow at the Reiss Center on Law and Security at NYU School of Law, and she previously served in the Office of the Legal Adviser at the US Department of State.
Ingber received her BA from Yale University, her JD from Harvard Law School, and she clerked for Judge Robert P. Patterson, Jr., of the Southern District of New York. Her work has been published or is forthcoming in the Virginia Law Review, the Texas Law Review, the Iowa Law Review, the American Journal of International Law, the Harvard International Law Journal, and the Yale Journal of International Law, among others, and has been selected for presentation regularly at peer-reviewed colloquia, including the NYU/Nottingham/Melbourne Junior Faculty Forum for International Law and the Administrative Law New Scholarship Roundtable. She is a co-recipient of the Dean’s Award for Scholarship (2019), and of the inaugural Mike Lewis Prize for National Security Law Scholarship for her article, “Co-Belligerency” (2017). Ingber testified before the Senate Judiciary Committee during the 2018 Supreme Court nomination hearing, and was a co-chair of the 2019 Annual Meeting of the American Society of International Law. She has held fellowships at the Council on Foreign Relations and at Columbia Law School. She currently serves on the editorial board of the Journal of National Security Law and Policy, and is a contributor to Lawfare, Just Security, and other legal blogs. Her scholarship may be found on her SSRN page.