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Mark S. Berlin is Assistant Professor of Political Science at Marquette University. His research explores questions at the intersections of international law, domestic law, and human rights, with particular emphasis on accountability for violations of human rights and the laws of war. He is author of Criminalizing Atrocity: The Global Spread of Criminal Laws against International Crimes (Oxford University Press, 2020). His new research project examines the persistence of and accountability for torture in the Chicago Police Department.

Marina Brilman holds a Ph.D. in law from the London School of Economics and Political Science (LSE), an LL.M. from University College London and a master/bachelor in international law from the University of Leiden. She was a staff attorney at the Inter-American Court of Human Rights, a visiting professor in international law and human rights at the Universidad de los Andes in Colombia, and a guest lecturer at the LSE Law Department.

Sarita Cargas is an Associate Professor teaching human rights at the University of New Mexico. Her research focus is on the pedagogy of human rights in higher education and methods for teaching critical thinking. Her new book, Disciplining Human Rights (2020) University of Pennsylvania Press is about teaching human rights in higher education.

David L. Cingranelli is Professor of Political Science and Co-Director of the Human Rights Institute at Binghamton University, SUNY. He specializes in the quantification and comparative study of human rights.

Wade M. Cole is Professor of Sociology at the University of Utah. His current research focuses on cross-cultural variation in respect for different categories of human rights.

Aoife Daly is Reader in Law at the School of Law of the University of Liverpool, and Deputy Director of the European Children's Rights Unit which aims to progress children's rights through research. She writes and teaches on human rights from interdisciplinary perspectives, drawing for example on feminist theory and psychology. In 2018 she published Children, Autonomy and the Courts: Beyond the Right to be Heard with Brill/Nijhoff, arguing that courts should support and prioritise children's own wishes to the extent possible when making decisions about them. In 2018 she also led a team advising the UK Equality and Human Rights Commission on good practice examples for making rights a reality in the UK. She is a fellow of the Independent Social Research Foundation 2019-2020, which has funded her to conduct interdisciplinary research into how a greater evidence base can inform how the law treats children's decision-making.

Dr. Suzanne Egan, BCL (UCD), LL.M. (Osgoode Hall) BL, LL.D (NUI) is an Associate Professor of Law at the School of Law, University College Dublin, Ireland and Deputy Director of UCD's Centre for Human Rights. She is the author of The UN Human Rights Treaty System: Law and Procedure and editor of International Human Rights: Perspectives from Ireland both published by Bloomsbury. Suzanne was formerly a Member of the Irish Human Rights Commission (2001 to 2011) and a Visiting Fellow at Harvard Law School's Human Rights Program.

Jessika Eichler holds the Alfred Grosser Chair at Sciences Po Nancy and Paris (CERI) following post-doctoral work with the Law & Anthropology Department at the Max Planck Institute and the Institute for Latin American Studies at FU Berlin. Jessika explores human rights and indigenous peoples' rights with interdisciplinary lenses, shedding light on conceptual particularities including theoretical underpinnings of, for instance, encounters between collective and individual rights while being inspired by empirical on-the-ground findings.

Lorenza B. Fontana is an Assistant Professor in International Politics at Newcastle University, UK. Prior to that, she was a Marie Skłodowska-Curie Global Fellow at Harvard University and a post-doctoral research associate at the University of Sheffield. Her research interests include conflict studies and contentious politics, human rights, and global governance, ethnic, and labor rights. Her recent work appeared in Development and Change, World Development, Global Governance, Environment, and Planning D, Development Policy Review among others. She also co-authored the book Protest in Latin America (Siglo XXI/UNDP, 2013) and co-edited the book Demanding Justice in the Global South. Claiming Rights (Palgrave-Macmillan, 2016).

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