Andrew Bell


Dr. Andrew Bell is an assistant professor of international studies at Indiana University and a non-resident fellow at the Center for U.S. Politics at University College London (UCL). Dr. Bell earned a Ph.D. in political science from Duke University, a J.D. and M.A. from the University of Virginia School of Law, and an M.T.S. from Duke Divinity School. He has held fellowships with the Modern War Institute at the U.S. Military Academy, the Institute of Security and Conflict Studies at George Washington University, the Stockdale Center for Ethical Leadership at the U.S. Naval Academy, and the Department of Law and Policy at the International Committee of the Red Cross. Dr. Bell has served as an active duty and reserve officer in the U.S. Air Force with service in Iraq and Afghanistan.

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The Training and Socialization of Combatants to IHL Norms: A Brief Review

Can state and nonstate armed forces and humanitarian organizations socialize combatants to “norms of restraint”—in essence, train soldiers to adopt norms of international humanitarian law (IHL) on the battlefield? And, importantly, how can the effectiveness of this socialization be evaluated? The importance of effective training for generating compliance with IHL has long been recognized by IHL…

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