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Jacqueline Bhabha, formerly a practicing human rights lawyer in London, is now Director of the Human Rights Program at the Center for International Studies at the University of Chicago. She teaches at the University of Chicago Law School and has co-authored several books including, with Sue Shutter, Women’s Movement: Women Under Immigration, Nationality and Refugee Law (1994). Her current research is on the relationship between globalization, human rights norms, and migration.

Heléne Combrinck received her B. Iur., LL.B. Hons., B.A, Potchefstroom University for Christian Higher Education; LL.M., University of Cape Town. She is senior lecturer at the Department of Public and Adjective Law, University of the Western Cape.

Victor Dankwa is professor of law at the University of Ghana (Legon-Aura, Ghana). He is also vice-chairperson of the African Commission on Human and Peoples’ Rights.

Cees Flinterman is professor of international law at Maastricht University (the Netherlands). He is also a member of the Advisory Council on International Affairs and chair of the Council’s standing committee on human rights.

Vincent Iacopino, M.D., Ph.D., is senior medical consultant to Physicians for Human Rights and teaches health and human rights in the School of Public Health at the University of California, Berkeley.

Scott Leckie is director of the Centre on Housing Rights and Evictions (COHRE). He has written extensively on a range of human rights issues and has worked for various UN and other intergovernmental institutions.

Stephen P. Marks is director of the United Nations Studies Program of Columbia University. He teaches courses on international law, the United Nations, preventive diplomacy, human rights, and economic development at the School of International and Public Affairs (SIPA) and at Columbia Law School. Marks holds academic degrees from Stanford University, the Universities of Paris, Strasbourg, BensanHon, and Nice, as well as the University of Damascus. His principal fields are international law, international politics, international organizations, peace and conflict, and human rights.

John Quigley is professor of law at The Ohio State University. He received his LL.B. and M.A. (1966) from Harvard Law School. The author was counsel for the government of Mexico in its capacity as amicus curiae in Ohio v. Loza and Murphy v. Netherland

Jeremy Sarkin, B.A., LL.B., Natal; LL.M., Harvard; LL.D., University of the Western Cape, is associate professor of law at the University of the Western Cape. He served as the national chairperson for the Human Rights Committee of South Africa from 1994–1996. He is an attorney of the High Court of South Africa, and an attorney at law in the state of New York, USA.

Maria Stavropoulou received her J.D. at the University of Athens, and her two LL.M. degrees at the University of London and Harvard Law School. The author served at the United Nations Centre for Human Rights from 1993 to 1996; at the time of writing this article she was pursuing Ph.D. studies at the University of Munich. She is currently protection officer UNHCR in Athens, Greece.


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