Faculty and Guest Lecturers 

English Courses

Abi-Mershed
 

Elizabeth Abi-Mershed

Former Assistant Executive Secretary, Inter-American Commission on Human Rights, Organization of American States, Washington, D.C.  

John Cerone
 

John Cerone

Visiting Professor of International Law, Fletcher School of Law & Diplomacy, Tufts University & University of Windsor

David Crane
 

David Crane

Founding Chief Prosecutor, Special Court for Sierra Leone & Former Under Secretary General, United Nations

Helen Duffy
 

Helen Duffy

Founder, Human Rights in Practice, The Hague, The Netherlands, and Professor of human rights and humanitarian law, Leiden University

Claudio Grossman
 

Claudio Grossman

Member, International Law Commission, United Nations, and Dean Emeritus, American University Washington College of Law, Washington, D.C.

Siobhan
 

Siobhan McInerney-Lankford

Senior Counsel, The World Bank, Washington, D.C.

Tara
 

Tara Melish

Director and Professor of Law, Buffalo Human Rights Center, SUNY Buffalo Law School, State University of New York

Jens Modvig
 

Jens Modvig

Chairperson, Committee Against Torture, United Nations

Ted Piccone
 

Ted Piccone

Senior Fellow, Foreign Policy, Project on International Order and Strategy, Latin America Initiative, Brookings Institution, Washington, D.C.

Flavia
 

Flavia Piovesan

Commissioner, Inter-American Commission on Human Rights, Organization of American States, Washington, D.C.

margaret
 

Rochus J.P. Pronk

Counselor / Head of Human Rights Team, Permanent Representation of the Kingdom of the Netherlands, Geneva, Switzerland.     Guest lecturer

Margaret Roggensack
 

Margaret Roggensack

Interim Executive Director, International Corporate Accountability Roundtable (ICAR), Washington, D.C.

Eric Rosenthal
 

Eric Rosenthal

Founder and Executive Director, Disability Rights International, Washington, D.C. 

Macarena Saez
 

Macarena Saez

Director, Center for Human Rights and Humanitarian Law, American University Washington College of Law, Washington, D.C.

Eric
 

Gerald Staberock

General Secretary, World Organization against Torture, Geneva, Switzerland

margaret
 

Melissa Upreti

Member, Working Group on the issue of discrimination against women in law and in practice, United Nations Guest lecturer

Viviana Waisman
 

Viviana Waisman 

Founder, President, and Executive Director, Women's Link Worldwide, Spain 

Jamie Williamson
 

Jamie Williamson

Executive Director, International Code of Conduct for Private Security Service Providers' Association (ICoCa), Geneva, Switzerland

Spanish Courses

Victor Abramovich
 

Victor Abramovich

Deputy Solicitor General, Supreme Court of Justice, Buenos Aires Argentina

Paulo
 

 Paulo Abrão

Executive Secretary, Inter-American Commission on Human Rights, Organization of American States, (OAS) Washington, D.C.

Carlos
 

Carlos Ayala

Vice-president, Executive Committee, International Commission of Jurists

Catalina
 

Catalina Botero

Former Special Rapporteur for Freedom of Expression, Inter-American Commission on Human Rights, Organization of American States (OAS) and Dean of Law, University of Los Andes, Colombia

Laurence Burgorgue-Larson
 

Laurence Burgorgue-Larson

Judge Constitutional Court of Andorra and Professor at the Université Paris I Panthéon Sorbonne, Paris, France

Antonio
 

Antônio Cançado Trindade

Judge, International Court of Justice, UN, The Hague, The Netherlands

Eduardo
 

Eduardo Ferrer Mac-Gregor Poisot

President, Inter-American Court of Human Rights, Organization of American States (OAS), San José, Costa Rica

Maria
 

Maria Clara Galvis

Vice-chair, Committee on Enforced Disappearances, United Nations

Felipe
 

Felipe Gómez Isa

Professor of Public International Law, Pedro Arrupe Institute of Human Rights, University of Deusto, (Bilbao), Spain

Gonzalez
 

Felipe González

Special Rapporteur on the Rights of Migrants, United Nations

Daniela Kravetz
 

Daniela Kravetz

Special Rapporteur on the State of Affairs of Human Rights in Eritrea, United Nations

Victor Abramovich
 

Viviana Krsticevic

Executive Director, Center for Justice and International Law, Washington, D.C.

Edison
 

Edison Lanza

Special Rapporteur for Freedom of Expression, Inter-American Commission on Human Rights, Organization of American States, Washington, D.C.

JULISSA
 

Julissa Mantilla

Professor of Law, Pontificia Universidad Católica del Perú, and International Consultant on Justice from Gender Perspective, Perú

Claudia Martin
 

Claudia Martin

Co-director and Professorial Lecturer in residence, Academy of Human Rights and Humanitarian Law, American University Washington College of Law, Washington D.C.

Juan Mendez
 

Juan Méndez

Commissioner, International Commission of Jurists and Professor, American University Washington College of Law, Washington, D.C.

Fauto Pocar
 

Fausto Pocar

Ad hoc Judge, International Court of Justice, Appeals Judge, International Criminal Tribunal for Rwanda and Former President, Criminal Tribunal for the former Yugoslavia

Diego
 

Diego Rodríguez-Pinzón

Member, Committee Against Torture (CAT), United Nations, and Co-director and Professorial Lecturer in residence, Academy on Human Rights and Humanitarian Law, Washington, D.C.

Pablo
 

Pablo Saavedra

Secretary, Inter-American Court of Human Rights, Organization of American States, San José, Costa Rica

Hélène Tigroudja
 

Hélène Tigroudja

Member, Human Rights Committee, United Nations

Alejandro Valencia
 

Alejandro Valencia Villa

Commissioner, Commission for the Clarification of Truth, Coexistence and Non-Repetition of Colombia

 
Jose
 

José Miguel Vivanco

Executive Director, Americas Division, Human Rights Watch, Washington, D.C.

Human Rights Events

May 28 12:30PM-2:00PM Tenley Campus - Warren NT01 Ceremonial Classroom A Human Right to Reproductive Health the Human Rights Committee’s General Comment on the Right to Life//El Derecho Humano a la Salud Reproductiva: La Observación General del Comité de Derechos Humanos sobre el Derecho a la Vida May 28 12:30PM-2:00PM Tenley Campus - Warren NT01 Ceremonial Classroom A Human Right to Reproductive Health: The Human Rights Committee’s General Comment on the Right to Life May 29 6:30PM-8:00PM 2223 Massachusetts Ave NW, Washington D.C. 20008 Domestic Implementation of International Human Rights Judgments: An Ongoing Conversation in the European and Inter-American Human Rights Systems May 30 12:30PM-2:00PM Tenley Campus - Warren NT01 Ceremonial Classroom The Shrinking of Democratic Spaces: Corruption, Criminalization of Protest and Repression// La Contracción de los Espacios Democráticos: Corrupción, Criminalización de la Protesta y Represión June 04 12:30PM-2:00PM Tenley Campus - Warren NT01 Ceremonial Classroom Justice and the Colombian Peace Process June 06 12:30PM-2:00PM Tenley Campus - Warren NT01 Ceremonial Classroom The Human Rights Council: Current Challenges June 07 12:30PM-2:00PM Tenley Campus - Warren NT01 Ceremonial Classroom Elections at the Inter-American Commission on Human Rights: The Independent Panel of Experts Presents its Final Report on the Candidates June 11 12:30PM-2:00PM Tenley Campus - Warren NT01 Ceremonial Classroom Fact-finding in the Inter-American System: The Powers of the Commission to Monitor Human Rights Violations in Real Time June 13 12:30PM-2:00PM Tenley Campus - Warren NT01 Ceremonial Classroom The American Convention on Human Rights: 50 Years After its Adoption September 04 4:00PM-6:00PM Room Y360 International and Abroad Opportunities at WCL Open House
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