Joel Charny

Joel R. Charny is the Vice President for Policy at Refugees International. He has extensive experience working in the areas of human rights and development.
Lisa Hajjar

Lisa Hajjar

Lisa Hajjar is the Chair of the Law and Society Program at University of California, Santa Barbara. Her research interests include human rights, international law, race, gender, sexuality, nationalism and ethnicity, peace and conflict, and contemporary Middle East...

Henry Rosemont

Henry Rosemont Jr. is a distinguished professor of the liberal arts (emeritus) at St. Mary’s College of Maryland and a visiting scholar in the Religious Studies Department at Brown University.
Jo-Marie Burt

Jo-Marie Burt

Jo-Marie Burt teaches politics and Latin American Studies at George Mason University, where she is acting co-director of the Center for Global Studies. She is also a senior fellow at the Washington Office on Latin America (WOLA), where she has monitored the trial of...
Holly Burkhalter

Holly Burkhalter

Holly Burkhalter serves as Vice President of Government Relations for International Justice Mission. She is also the coordinator of the U.S. Campaign to Ban Landmines and the advocacy director of Physicians for Human Rights in Washington, DC.

Abigail Abrash Walton

Abrash is a professor Antioch University and is principal and founder of ActionWorks, a public interest consulting firm. She focuses on the intersection of human rights and environmental concerns and has monitored human rights issues in Indonesia, with a special focus...
Joe Stork

Joe Stork

Joe Stork is the Deputy Director of Human Rights Watch’s Middle East and North Africa division. He has written numerous books and widely published articles on the Middle East.
Jim Lobe

Jim Lobe

Jim Lobe served as chief of the Washington bureau of Inter Press Service (the other IPS) from 1980 to 1985 and again from 1989 to 2015. Best known for his coverage of the neoconservative movement’s influence on U.S. foreign policy, he has directed LobeLog.com, which...
Michael Ratner

Michael Ratner

Michael Ratner is a human rights attorney and President of the Center for Constitutional Rights.
Salih Booker

Salih Booker

Salih Booker is the Executive Director of The Centre on Housing Rights and Evictions. As the former Executive Director of Africa Action and Global Rights, he has extensive experience in the fields of human rights and African issues.
Frank Smyth

Frank Smyth

Writes on Iraq, particularly the Shi’ite Arab majority; Also Iraq — history of internal resistance and political parties Iraq — the 1991 anti-Saddam uprisings betrayed by the last Bush administration Colombia — US support for Colombian military...
Jules Lobel

Jules Lobel

Jules Lobel is a professor at the University of Pittsburgh Law School and a member of the American Society of International Law. He is author of numerous articles on international law, foreign affairs, and the U.S. Constitution in publications including Yale Law...
Peter Rosset

Peter Rosset

Dr. Peter Rosset is a researcher at Center of Studies for Rural Change in Mexico and co-coordinator of the Land Research Action Network. He is also Global Alternatives Associate of the Center for the Study of the Americas and an affiliated scholar of the University of...

Mark Sedra

Mark Sedra is an academic policy analyst from Waterloo, Canada. He is a research scholar in the Department of Political Science at the University of Waterloo and a Senior Fellow at the Centre for International Governance Innovation (CIGI).
Coletta Youngers

Coletta Youngers

Coletta A. Youngers is the Latin America Regional Associate with the International Drug Policy Consortium and a senior fellow at the Washington Office on Latin America. She is an analyst of international drug policy, human rights and political developments in the...