Reza Afshari is Professor Emeritus of History and Human Rights, Pace University, New York.
Sara Bailey has over ten years’ experience working in the development and human rights sectors. She has worked with UNDP, acted as a consultant for UN Women, and held positions in a number of nongovernmental human rights organizations. She is currently conducting doctoral research at the University of Essex Human Rights Centre where she is examining the ways in which activists use human rights law and discourse to advance the needs of the poor.
Jacqueline Bhabha is FXB Director of Research, Professor of the Practice of Health and Human Rights at the Harvard School of Public Health, the Jeremiah Smith Jr. Lecturer in Law at Harvard Law School, and an Adjunct Lecturer in Public Policy at the Harvard Kennedy School. She has published extensively on issues of adolescent rights, transnational child migration, refugee protection, children’s rights and citizenship.
Fernand de Varennes is Extraordinary Professor at the University of Pretoria and Dean of the Faculté Droit, Université de Moncton.
Joy Ngozi Ezeilo was the United Nations Special Rapporteur on Trafficking in Persons, especially Women and Children, from 2008 to 2014. She is a Senior Lecturer and teaches law at the University of Nigeria where she pioneered the teaching of the course, “Women, Children and the Law” and the adoption of a curriculum and the teaching of Health Law/Reproductive Rights in Nigerian Universities. She is the founder and Chief Executive Officer of Women’s Aid Collective (WACOL), a nongovernmental organisation dedicated to promoting and protecting the human rights of women and young people. Dr Ezeilo has published extensively in the areas of human rights, the rights of women and children, and health law, including HIV and AIDS, in Nigeria and Africa in general.
Bas de Gaay Fortman is the Honorary Chair in Political Economy of Human Rights at Utrecht University.
Julie Fraser has a B.A. and LL.B. (hons.) from the University of Melbourne, Australia and an LL.M (cum laude) from Utrecht University, the Netherlands. She is currently a Ph.D. Candidate at the Netherlands Institute of Human Rights, researching the implementation of international human rights obligations in local settings through the use of culture and social institutions.
Anne T. Gallagher AO has been working in the area of trafficking in persons since 1998 as a UN Official and Adviser, criminal justice practitioner, teacher and independent scholar. She is the author of The International Law of Human Trafficking (Cambridge [End Page 1119] University Press, 2010) and co-author of The International Law of Migrant Smuggling Trafficking (Cambridge University Press, 2014). Dr. Gallagher worked closely with Special Rapporteur Ezeilo for the duration of her mandate.
Benjamin Gregg teaches social and political theory at the University of Texas at Austin as well as at universities in Germany, Austria, China, and Japan. His recent books include Human Rights as Social Construction (Cambridge, 2012) and The Human Rights State (University of Pennsylvania, 2016). He recently delivered a series of public lectures in political theory in England and Scotland. Currently he is writing a book for Cambridge on the social, moral, and legal consequences of the human species taking control of its genome in the sense of genetic engineering toward therapy or enhancement.
Hurst Hannum is co-author (with James Anaya and Dinah Shelton) of International Human Rights: Problems of Law, Policy, and Practice (5th ed. 2011). He has been legal counsel in cases before European, Inter-American, and UN human rights bodies; consulted for the UN Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights and UN Department of Political Affairs; and served on the boards or advisory councils a number of nongovernmental organizations, including Minority Rights Group International (London), the US section of Amnesty International, and the International Service for Human Rights (Geneva).
Hurst Hannum is co-author (with James Anaya and Dinah Shelton) of International Human Rights: Problems of Law, Policy, and Practice (5th ed. 2011). He has been legal counsel in cases before European, Inter-American, and UN human rights bodies; consulted for the UN Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights and UN Department of Political Affairs; and served on the boards or...