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Richard A. Wilson, Ph.D.

Gladstein Distinguished Chair of Human Rights and Board of Trustees Distinguished Professor · University of Connecticut

Dr. Wilson is an expert on hate speech and incitement on social media.

Human Rights Truth and Reconciliation Commissions Anthropology Human rights trials International Human Rights

Molly Land, J.D.

Catherine Roraback Professor of Law and Human Rights; Associate Director, Human Rights Institute · University of Connecticut

Molly Land specializes in human rights and technology.

Digital Rights Intellectual Property Law Technology and the Law Human Rights International Law

Naomi Roht-Arriaza

Distinguished Professor of Law · UC Hastings College of the Law

Contacts: rohtarri@uchastings.edu / 415-565-4629 / Office 320-200

Transitional/Post-Conflict Justice International Human Rights International Humanitarian Law International Criminal Law Rule of Law

Keith J. Hand

Associate Dean for Global Programs, Professor of Law, and Director of the East Asian Legal Studies Program · UC Hastings College of the Law

Contacts: handk@uchastings.edu / 415-565-4803 / Office 378-200

Chinese Law East Asian Legal Systems Contract Law Chinese Culture Human Rights Law

Thomas Pogge

Director, Global Justice Program ; Leitner Professor of Philosophy and International Affairs · Yale University

Examining solutions to issues of global inequality and justice in health care are long-standing concerns for this Yale professor & author

Justice in Health Care Social and Political Philosophy Ethics and Moral Philosophy Globalization and Inequality

Jon Bauer, J.D.

Clinical Professor of Law · University of Connecticut

Expertise: Asylum and Refugee Law, Immigration Law, Employment and Housing Discrimination, and Legal Ethics

Asylum and Human Rights Employment and Housing Discrimination Asylum and Refugee Law Immigration Law Legal Ethics

Kathryn Libal, Ph.D.

Director, Human Rights Institute and Associate Professor, Social Work & Human Rights · University of Connecticut

Professor Libal researches human rights norms and practices, including the ability to secure adequate food and housing.

U.S. Resettlement of Refugees Asylum Seekers Women's Rights Children's Rights Migrant Children

Kelly Shannon, Ph.D.

Associate Professor and Executive Director, Center for Peace, Justice, & Human Rights (PJHR) · Florida Atlantic University

Kelly Shannon, Ph.D., specializes in the history of U.S. foreign relations with the Islamic world and women's human rights.

Diplomatic History Women's Rights Modern Islamic World 20th Century U.S. U.S. Foreign Relations

Joe Purshouse

Lecturer in Criminology · University of East Anglia

Current work addresses the use of facial recognition technology & the likely legal challenges faced by the introduction of this technology.

Socio-Legal Studies Facial Recognition Technology Criminal Law Human Rights Law Criminology

Heather Walsh-Haney, Ph.D.

Expert in forensic studies and human rights · Florida Gulf Coast University

Heather Walsh-Haney teaches forensic science and regularly assists law enforcement finding and studying remains in Florida

Ground-penetrating radar Trauma Analysis Witness Testimony Child Abuse Forensics

Professor Gavin Phillipson

Professor of Public Law and Human Rights · University of Bristol

Specialist in free speech, media law, the right to privacy and the UK constitution

Right to Privacy Right to Protest Public Law Human Rights Act British Constitution

Wesley Longhofer

Goizueta Foundation Term Associate Professor of Organization & Management; Executive Academic Director, Business & Society Institute · Emory University, Goizueta Business School

Organizational Sociology Business and Society Social Enterprise Philanthropy and Non-Profits Climate Change

Feryal Cherif

Associate Professor of Political Science and International Relations and Director of the International Relations Program · Loyola Marymount University

Bellarmine College of Liberal Arts

Gender and Human Rights International Relations Politics of Middle East

Jim Fruchterman

CEO · Benetech

Top social entrepreneur and exciting, experienced keynoter

Socially Beneficial Applications of Technology Technology for People With Disabilities Geeks Serving Human Rights Activists Rocket Scientist to Entrepreneur to Social Entrepreneur

Grace Kao

Visiting Professor of Theological Studies · Loyola Marymount University

Grace Kao is an expert in the areas of christian ethics, public theology and feminist theology and ethics.

Asian American Theology Public theology Christian Ethics Theology Religioius Studies

Yvette Lapayese

Professor · Loyola Marymount University

Department of Teaching and Learning

Youth Participatory Action Research Critical and Feminist Methodologies Feminist Theories and Epistemologies Critical Social Theories Critical Media Literacy

Prakash Kashwan, Ph.D.

Associate Professor of Political Science · University of Connecticut

Expertise: Environmental and climate justice, planetary justice, global commons, climate governance, and climate geoengineering governance.

Environmental Human Rights International Development Climate Justice Climate Geoengineering Institutional Analysis

Karen Musalo

Professor of Law, International Law Professorship Chair and Director of the Center for Gender & Refugee Studies · UC Hastings College of the Law

Contacts: musalok@uchastings.edu / 415-565-4720 / Office 403-100

Refugee Law and Policy Gender Asylum Women's Rights Child Migrant's Rights Gender Justice / Central America

S. Megan Berthold, Ph.D., LCSW

Associate Professor and Director of Field Education · University of Connecticut School of Social Work

Prof. Berthold's clinical and research expertise is with refugee and asylum seeking survivors of torture and the Cambodian genocide.

Trauma and Recovery refugees and asylum seekers vicarious trauma and resilience human rights approach to social work co-ocurring health and mental health conditions post torture and genocide

Eric Bonds

Associate Professor of Sociology · University of Mary Washington

Dr. Bond is author of a book on social issues.

Environmental Sociology Human Rights Political Economy War and Violence