The Transformation of Human Rights Fact-Finding
Edited by Philip Alston and Sarah Knuckey
Edited by Philip Alston, John Norton Pomeroy Professor of Law, New York University School of Law, and Edited by Sarah Knuckey, Lieff Cabraser Associate Clinical Professor of Law; Director of the Human Rights Clinic; Faculty Co-Director of the Human Rights Institute, Columbia University Law School
Philip Alston is the John Norton Pomeroy Professor of Law at New York University School of Law. He has written extensively on a wide range of issues in the fields of public international law and international human rights law, and was Editor-in-Chief of the European Journal of International Law for eleven years. As UN Special Rapporteur on extrajudicial executions from 2004 to 2010, he undertook fact-finding missions to 16 states. He was a member of the Security Council's Commission of Inquiry into the Central African Republic that reported in 2015. He is currently the UN Special Rapporteur on extreme poverty and human rights.
Sarah Knuckey is the Lieff Cabraser Associate Clinical Professor of Law at Columbia University Law School, Director of the Human Rights Clinic, and Faculty Co-Director of the Human Rights Institute. She has carried out fact-finding missions and reported on human rights and humanitarian law violations around the world, and has been an advisor to the UN Special Rapporteur on extrajudicial executions since 2007. Previously, she was Director of the Initiative on Human Rights Fact-Finding at the Center for Human Rights and Global Justice at New York University School of Law.
Philip Alston is the John Norton Pomeroy Professor at New York University Law School; and the UN Human Rights Council's Special Rapporteur on extreme poverty and human rights.
Shreya Atrey is a Rhodes Scholar from India and received her DPhil in Law from the University of Oxford in 2015.
Jay D. Aronson is Associate Professor of Science, Technology, and Society, Department of History, and Director of the Center for Human Rights Science, at Carnegie Mellon University, Pittsburgh.
Patrick Ball is Executive Director of the Human Rights Data Analysis Group.
David Bonilla is Associate Professor and Co-Director of the Public Interest Law Group, University of the Andes School of Law, Bogotá, Colombia.
Théo Boutruche is an independent consultant on human rights and international humanitarian law. He has worked for the Georgia Fact-Finding Mission, Redress, Amnesty International, and the UN Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights.
Claude Bruderlein is Strategic Advisor to the President of the International Committee of the Red Cross.
Allison Corkery is Director of the Rights Claiming and Accountability Program, Center for Economic and Social Rights.
Rob Grace leads the research for the Monitoring, Reporting, and Fact-finding project of the Program on Humanitarian Policy and Conflict Research, Harvard Humanitarian Initiative.
Pablo de Greiff is Special Rapporteur on the promotion of truth, justice, reparation and guarantees of non-recurrence. From 2001-14 he was Director of Research at the International Center for Transitional Justice. He currently directs the Transitional Justice Program at New York University School of Law's Center for Human Rights and Global Justice.
Catherine Harwood is a PhD Researcher at the Grotius Centre for International Legal Studies at Leiden University, in the Netherlands.
Dov Jacobs is Assistant Professor of International Law, at Leiden University
Sarah Knuckey is the Lieff Cabraser Associate Clinical Professor of Law, director of the Human Rights Clinic, and faculty co-director of the Human Rights Institute, at Columbia Law School.
Molly Land is Professor of Law and Human Rights, University of Connecticut School of Law and Human Rights Institute.
Laura Marschner is a doctoral candidate, Institute of Law, University of Zurich.
Frédéric Mégret is Associate Professor, and holds the Canada Research Chair in the Law of Human Rights and Legal Pluralism at McGill University, Montreal.
Patrick Meier is Director of Social Innovation at the Qatar Computing Research Institute. He previously co-founded and co-directed the Harvard Humanitarian Initiative's Program on Crisis Mapping and Early Warning and served as Director of Crisis Mapping at Ushahidi.
Rosette Muzigo-Morrison has worked as a Legal Officer at the United Nations International Criminal Tribunal for Rwanda (ICTR) since 1995.
Fionnuala Ní Aoláin holds the Dorsey and Whitney Chair in Law, University of Minnesota Law School, and is Professor of Law, Transitional Justice Institute, Belfast, Northern Ireland.
Obiora Okafor is University Research Chair in International and Transnational Legal Studies, Osgoode Hall Law School, York University; and Chair, UN Human Rights Council Advisory Committee.
Diane Orentlicher is Professor of International Law at American University. She previously served as Deputy for War Crimes Issues in the U.S. Department of State (2009-2011), and United Nations Independent Expert on Combating Impunity.
Taylor Pendergrass is Senior Staff Attorney, New York Civil Liberties Union.
Brian Root is the Quantitative Analyst at Human Rights Watch, based in New York.
Daniel Rothenberg is Professor of Practice in the School of Politics and Global Studies and the Lincoln Fellow for Ethics and International Human Rights Law at Arizona State University.
Margaret L. Satterthwaite is Professor of Clinical Law and Faculty Director of the Robert L. Bernstein Institute for Human Rights at New York University School of Law.
Dustin Sharp is Assistant Professor, Kroc School of Peace Studies, at University of San Diego. He was the former Head of the West African Human Rights Training Initiative, and former researcher at Human Rights Watch.
Justin C. Simeone is a Ph.D. Candidate in Politics and Social Policy at Princeton University as well as a J.D. Candidate and Global Law Scholar at the Georgetown University Law Center.
Carsten Stahn is Professor of International Criminal Law and Global Justice, Leiden University, the Netherlands.
Larissa van den Herik is Professor of Public International Law at the Grotius Centre for International Legal Studies at Leiden University, the Netherlands.
Susan R. Wolfinbarger is Project Director of the Geospatial Technologies Project at the American Association for the Advancement of Science.