Scott R. Anderson is an Affiliate of the Harvard Law School Program on International Law and Armed Conflict. Previously, from fall 2016, he was a Research Fellow at HLS PILAC, an International Affairs Fellow with the Council on Foreign Relations, and an Associate of the International Security Program at the Belfer Center for Science and International Affairs.
Mr. Anderson previously served as an Attorney-Adviser with the U.S. Department of State where, among other responsibilities, he advised policymakers on various legal issues relating to U.S. foreign policy in the Middle East and North Africa. From 2012 to 2013, he was the Embassy Legal Adviser for the U.S. Embassy in Baghdad, Iraq. He is also a former law clerk for the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit, and received his undergraduate degree from the University of Virginia and law degree from the Yale Law School.
[Biography last updated: August 2017]