Amanda Rothschild


Amanda Rothschild is a PhD candidate in the Department of Political Science and the MIT Security Studies Program. Her academic interests include US foreign policy, humanitarian intervention, and historical methods. She received her B.A. in Political Science with highest honors from Boston College, where she was awarded the Finneran Commencement Award, the highest undergraduate honor in the College of Arts and Sciences, the Carlisle Award, given to the most distinguished graduating senior in Political Science, and the McCarthy Award, for the most outstanding undergraduate thesis in the Social Sciences.


"Out of the Nuremberg Nightmare- the Genocide Convention's Failure and the Efficacy of the Responsibility to Protect." Boston College, McCarthy Award Honors Thesis.