Mike Otterman

MLitt(PACS) (University of Sydney); BSc(Journalism) (Boston University)

Room 108 Mackie Building K01
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Michael Otterman is a Visiting Scholar at the Centre for Peace and Conflict Studies at the University of Sydney. He is the author of American Torture: From the Cold War to Abu Ghraib and Beyond (Melbourne University Publishing, 2007) and the forthcoming title, Collateral Carnage: The Human Cost of the War in Iraq, with Dr Richard Hil and Dr Paul Wilson.

As a freelance journalist, he has covered crime and culture for an array of publications including New Matilda, Crikey!, and Melbourne's Is Not magazine. His website is www.americantorture.com.

Blog

www.americantorture.com

Publications

Collateral Carnage: The Human Cost of the War in Iraq, with Dr Richard Hil and Dr Paul Wilson (Forthcoming)

American Torture: From the Cold War to Abu Ghraib and Beyond (Melbourne University Publishing, 2007)

Selected articles

Selected appearances

Research areas

  • War on Terror
  • American use of torture
  • Guantanamo
  • Extraordinary Rendition
  • Moral Issues Surrounding Torture
  • Iraqi Refugee Crisis
  • Iraqi Civilian Casualties
  • Surveillance State