Summer Faculty

Learn and interact with judges of the International Criminal Court (ICC), the International Court of Justice (ICJ), Special Rapporteurs and Committee members of United Nations, members of the Inter-American Commission on Human Rights, experts from prominent NGO’s, and professors from all over the world.

English Courses

Abi-Mershed
 

Elizabeth Abi-Mershed

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

Tracey Begley
 

Tracey Begley

Legal Advisor, Washington Delegation of the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC), Washington, D.C.

David Crane
 

David Crane

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

Duffy
 

Dominique Day

Executive Director, Daylight-Rule of Law, Access to Justice, Advocacy, INC, and Chair of the UN Working Group of Experts on People of African Descent, United Nations

Duffy
 

Helen Duffy

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

Claude Heller
 

Claude Heller

Chair, Committee Against Torture (CAT), United Nations, Eminent Ambassador of Mexico

Siobhan
 

Siobhan McInerney-Lankford

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

Melish
 

Tara Melish

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

Piovesan
 

Flavia Piovesan

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

Rochus Pronk
 

Rochus J.P. Pronk

Diplomat, Deputy Ambassador of the Netherlands, Iraq 

Margaret Roggensack
 

Margaret Roggensack

Director of Market Engagement,
Humane Society International, Washington, D.C.

 
Eric Rosenthal
 

Eric Rosenthal

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

Gerald Staberock
 

Gerald Staberock

General Secretary, World Organization against Torture, Geneva, Switzerland

Viviana Waisman
 

Viviana Waisman 

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

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

Carlos
 

Carlos Ayala

Vice-president, Executive Committee, International Commission of Jurists

Catalina
 

Catalina Botero

Co-chair, Facebook's External Oversight Board, former Special Rapporteur for Freedom of Expression, Inter-American Commission on Human Rights, Organization of American States (OAS)

Laurence Burgorgue-Larson
 

Laurence Burgorgue-Larsen

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

Antonio
 

Juan Manuel Gomez Robledo

Ambassador of Mexico. Permanent Representative before the United Nations. Member of the UN International Law Commission (2012-2022)

Eduardo
 

Eduardo Ferrer Mac-Gregor Poisot

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

Maria
 

Maria Clara Galvis

Former 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

Claudio Grossman
 

Claudio Grossman

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

Daniela Kravetz
 

Daniela Kravetz

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

Viviana Krsticevic
 

Viviana Krsticevic

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

JULISSA
 

Julissa Mantilla

Commissioner, President, Transitional Board of Directors, Rapporteur on the Rights of Women and on Memory, Truth, and Justice, Inter-American Commission on Human Rights (IACHR), Organization of American States (OAS)

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 Méndez
 

Juan Méndez

Commissioner, International Commission of Jurists, Professor of human rights in residence, American University Washington College of Law, Washington, D.C.

Fausto Pocar
 

Fausto Pocar

Professor Emeritus, University of Milan, Ad hoc Judge, International Court of Justice, and Former President, International Criminal Tribunal for the former Yugoslavia, and Appeals Chamber of the International Criminal Tribunal for Rwanda

Diego Rodríguez-Pinzón
 

Diego Rodríguez-Pinzón

Former Member, Committee Against
Torture (CAT), United Nations, Co-director and Professorial Lecturer in
residence, American University Washington College of Law,
Washington, D.C.

Pablo Saavedra
 

Pablo Saavedra

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

Elizabeth Salmon
 

Elizabeth Salmón

Member, Human Rights Council Advisory
Committee, United Nations

Hélène Tigroudja
 

Hélène Tigroudja

Member, Human Rights Committee, United Nations

Rodrigo Uprimny
 

Rodrigo Uprimny

Vice-Chair, Committee on Economic, Social, and Cultural Rights, United Nations

Vivanco
 

José Miguel Vivanco

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