Susan Ariel Aaronson is Associate Research Professor at George Washington University and the Minerva Chair at the National War College. She is the author of six books and numerous articles on trade, human rights, corruption, and development. Her current research examines how policymakers use trade agreements and policies to regulate the Internet and to enhance and/or undermine internet freedom.
Merris Amos is a member of the Department of Law, Queen Mary, University of London where she teaches United Kingdom Human Rights Law and European Human Rights Law. She is the author of Human Rights Law (Hart Publishing, 2006) and the Editor of Human Rights Law Reports UK Cases. Her research primarily concerns the impact and effectiveness of national human rights laws, and the interrelationship between national and international human rights law and mechanisms of supervision.
Nadia Bernaz, Ph.D. (University Paul Cézanne, Aix-Marseilles), is a Senior Lecturer in Law at Middlesex University.
Petie Booth is Colby College Class of 2011 and Recipient of the 2010 Benjamin Ling Prize in Government and the Linda K. Cotter Internship Award, both of which supported her internship at the Refugee Law Project at Makarere University Law School, Kampala, Uganda.
Anthony Chase is an Associate Professor of Diplomacy & World Affairs at Occidental College. He is the author most recently of Human Rights, Revolution, and Reform in the Muslim World (Lynne Rienner Press 2012). Chase's first book, Human Rights in the Arab World: Independent Voices (co-edited with Amr Hamzawy, University of Pennsylvania Press 2006), focused on the Arab world's internal articulations of human rights and their intersections with Islam, globalization, transnational advocacy, and the politics of key states such as Egypt, Morocco, and Yemen. Chase has received Harvard Law School, Fulbright, and US Institute of Peace fellowships, among others, and has advised and worked with both international organizations and transnational nongovernmental organizations.
Eleni Coundouriotis is Associate Professor of English at the University of Connecticut where she also directs the Research Program on Humanitarianism at the Human Rights Institute. She is currently completing a book on contemporary African fiction, The People's Right to the Novel: War Fiction in the Postcolony (forthcoming with Fordham University Press in 2014).
Christof Heyns, Professor of Human Rights Law and Co-Director, Institute for International and Comparative Law in Africa, Faculty of Law, University of Pretoria; United Nations Special Rapporteur on extrajudicial, summary or arbitrary executions. [End Page 535] Ian Higham is a former research assistant to Susan Ariel Aaronson and recently completed a Master of Science in Global Politics at the London School of Economics. He now works as a Research Analyst at EIRIS (Ethical Investment Research Services), where he assesses the environmental, social and governance performance of US companies.
Vinodh Jaichand B.A., S.T.D. (UD-W); LL.B. (Natal); LL.M. (Miami); LL.M. (magna cum laude), S.J.D (summa cum laude) (Notre Dame). Professor and Director of the International Human Rights Exchange School of Social Sciences, University of the Witwatersrand, former Deputy-Director of the Irish Centre for Human Rights at the National University of Ireland Galway and National Director of Lawyers for Human Rights, South Africa.
Chi Adanna Mgbako is Clinical Associate Professor of Law and Founding Director of the Walter Leitner International Human Rights Clinic at Fordham Law School.
James W. Nickel teaches and writes in human rights law and theory, jurisprudence, and political philosophy. He is the author of Making Sense of Human Rights (2d ed. 2007) and more than seventy articles in philosophy and law. Nickel has a joint appointment in Philosophy and Law at the University of Miami.
Kenneth A. Rodman is William R. Cotter Distinguished Teaching Professor of Government, Colby College, where he served as the 2012-13 Director of the Oak Institute for the Study of International Human Rights.
Alexandre Andrade Sampaio is a Brazilian lawyer and holds an LL.M. (first class honors) in International Human Rights Law from the National University of Ireland, Galway. He is an active member of the Human Rights Commission of the Brazilian BAR Association of Campinas and has contributed to the work of the Special Procedures Branch of the United Nations Office of the...