The American Convention on Human Rights
Thomas M. Antkowiak and Alejandra Gonza
Thomas M. Antkowiak, Seattle University, and Alejandra Gonza, University of Washington
Thomas M. Antkowiak is an Associate Professor of Law and Director of the Latin America Program at Seattle University School of Law, where he teaches international human rights, international law, and the international human rights clinic. Professor Antkowiak has litigated several matters before the Inter-American Commission and the Inter-American Court; he also served as a senior attorney at the Court. He has published numerous works on the Inter-American Human Rights System, including articles in leading international legal journals and an edited book. He received his law degree from Columbia Law School, and his undergraduate degree from Harvard University.
Alejandra Gonza is Director of the International Human Rights Clinic at the University of Washington School of Law, and has significant experience in the Inter-American System. She served as a senior attorney at the Inter-American Commission and the Inter-American Court. She has published on freedom of expression, indigenous rights, property rights, and corporations in the Inter-American System. An Argentine lawyer, she received her law degree from Tucumán University (Argentina), and her master's degree in human rights from Pontifical University of Salamanca (Spain).