Scott Horton

Scott Horton is a fellow at The Nation Institute and a contributing editor at Harper’s magazine, where he covers legal and national security issues. As a practicing attorney, he has focused on investment in emerging markets. He is also a life-long human rights advocate and serves as a director of the Moscow-based Andrei Sakharov Foundation. Horton has regularly appeared before Congress, most recently testifying before the House Judiciary and Senate Armed Services Committees on questions relating to the accountability of military contractors and the Justice Department’s uneven management of public integrity matters. He is a lecturer at Columbia Law School and a member of the Council on Foreign Relations and a member of the board of NYU’s Center on Law and Security, the National Institute of Military Justice, the Eurasia Group and the American Branch of the International Law Association.

Residencies
  • 2013