Stephen Cody (2004)

Visiting Assistant Professor of Law, University of the Pacific

STEPHEN SMITH CODY is director of the Atrocity Response Program at the Human Rights Center at Berkeley Law. He designs and manages research on vulnerable victims and witnesses in international criminal trials. His current studies focus on survivors of human rights violations in Democratic Republic of Congo, Ivory Coast, Kenya, and Uganda. He also works to improve atrocity crime investigations at the International Criminal Court. Cody holds a PhD in sociology from the University of California, Berkeley and a JD from Berkeley Law. His dissertation documented the rise of counterterrorism laws worldwide. After graduation, he clerked for the senior judges of the District of Columbia Superior Court. He is an active member of the California bar. He is currently working on a book about victims who participate in war crime trials.

Dissertation Title: 
Hijacking Counterterrorism: The Rise of National Anti-Terrorism Laws After 9/11