Rebecca Ingber

Non-Resident Senior Fellow

Rebecca Ingber was a Non-Resident Senior Fellow at the Reiss Center on Law and Security. She is a Professor of Law at Cardozo School of Law. She is a scholar of international and national security law, foreign relations law, bureaucracy, and presidential power. Ingber previously served for six years in the Office of the Legal Adviser at the U.S. Department of State, where she worked on a range of matters, including the law of armed conflict, detention policy and national security.

Ingber received her BA from Yale University and her JD from Harvard Law School. She clerked for Judge Robert P. Patterson, Jr. of the Southern District of New York. She has been a Council on Foreign Relations International Affairs fellow (2011–2012); an associate research scholar with the Project on Harmonizing Standards for Armed Conflict at the Columbia Law School Human Rights Institute (2012–2013); an Associate in Law at Columbia Law School (2013–2015); and an Associate Professor of Law at BU Law (2015-2020). Her work has been published 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. Her scholarship can be found on her SSRN page. Follow her on Twitter @becingber.