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  • Contributors

Abdullahi An-Na’im is the Charles Howard Candler Professor of Law, Emory University, Atlanta, GA, USA; formerly Associate Professor of Law, University of Khartoum, Sudan.

Sabine C. Carey is a doctoral candidate at the Government Department at the University of Essex, UK. She has previously published on human rights violations and democratization and her current research is on the relationship between protest and repression.

David Chandler is a Research Fellow at the Policy Research Institute, Leeds Metropolitan University, United Kingdom. He has written widely on democracy, human rights, and international relations. His work includes: Bosnia: Faking Democracy After Dayton (1999) and Human Rights and International Intervention (forthcoming 2001).

Marcella David is Professor of Law, University of Iowa College of Law, J.D. Michigan Law School, 1989; B.S. Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, 1986.

Karen Engle is Professor of Law at the University of Utah where she teaches international law, human rights and employment discrimination. Her scholarly work focuses on identity politics and law, particularly in the areas of international human rights and United States anti-discrimination law. She is the author of numerous articles and co-editor of After Identity: A Reader in Law and Culture. She is currently working on a book project on human rights and the uses of culture.

Oren Gross is Assistant Professor of Law, Tel Aviv University, Faculty of Law. S.J.D. 1997, LL.M. 1992, Harvard Law School; LL.B. 1986, Tel Aviv University.

Christof Heyns is the director of the Centre for Human Rights and professor of human rights law, Faculty of Law, University of Pretoria. He holds the degrees MA, LL.B. (Pretoria), LL.M. (Yale), and Ph.D. (University of the Witwatersrand).

Ann Kent is an Australian Research Council Fellow in the Law Program, Research School of Social Sciences, Australian National University. She is the author of China, the United Nations and Human Rights: The Limits of Compliance (Philadelphia, University of Pennsylvania Press, 1999) and of Between Freedom and Subsistence: China and Human Rights (Hong Kong, Oxford University Press, 1993 & 1995). She has published numerous articles on the international human rights regime and on Chinese foreign policy. She briefed both Australian human rights delegations to China.

Glenn McGrory is currently an Associate in the New York office of Cleary, Gottlieb, Steen & Hamilton. He holds a B.S., 1993, from Georgetown University School of Foreign Service; a M.S., 1993, from Georgetown University School of Foreign Service; and a J.D., 2000, from Yale Law School.

Fionnuala Ni Aoláin is Professor of Law, University of Ulster, School of Public Policy, Economics and Law. Ph.D. 1997 The Queens University of Belfast, LL.M. 1996 Columbia Law School; LL.B. 1991 The Queens University of Belfast.

Steven C. Poe is an Associate Professor of Political Science at the University of North Texas, and Director of that University’s Peace Studies Program. His research on human rights has been published in a wide variety of Political Science and International Relations journals.

Tanya C. Vasquez is a Special Assistant in the House Democratic Leader’s Office and has worked on political campaigns in Texas, Kansas, and California. She was a Ronald E. McNair Scholar at the University of North Texas.

Guglielmo Verdirame is a fellow at Merton College, Oxford, and a member of the Faculty of Law, University of Oxford. Previously, he was a research officer at the Refugee Studies Program, University of Oxford (1997) and a doctoral candidate and teaching assistant at the London School of Economics (1998-2000). He has conducted fact-finding missions in Africa and Europe on behalf of various human rights organizations, including Article 19, Human Rights Watch, and the Lawyers Committee for Human Rights.

Frans Viljoen is a member of the Centre for Human Rights and professor of law at the Faculty of Law, University of Pretoria. He holds the degrees MA, LL.B. (Pretoria), LL.M. (Cambridge) and LL.D. (Pretoria). Prof Heyns and Viljoen edit the annual Human Rights Law in Africa Series and have published extensively on human rights issues in Africa.



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