Philip G. Alston

John Norton Pomeroy Professor of Law

New York University School of Law

Co-Chair, NYU Center for Human Rights and Global Justice

United Nations Special Rapporteur on Extrajudicial, Summary or Arbitrary Executions

Daniel Brinks

Associate Professor

University of Texas at Austin

Manuel José Cepeda Espinosa


Universidad de los Andes


Constitutional Court of Colombia (2001-2009)

Rebecca Cook

Chair in International Human Rights Law

Faculty of Law, University of Toronto

Co-Director, International Programme on Reproductive and Sexual Health Law

Professor, Faculty of Medicine

Christian Courtis

Human Rights Officer

UN High Commissioner for Human Rights


University of Buenos Aires Law School

Dennis Davis


High Court of South Africa

Labour Appeals Court


University of Cape Town Faculty of Law

William Forbath

Lloyd M. Bentsen Chair in Law

University of Texas School of Law

Board of Directors, American Society for Legal History

Varun Gauri

Senior Economist

Development Research Group

World Bank

Ran Hirschl

Professor of Political Science and Law

University of Toronto

Senior Canada Research Chair

Constitutionalism, Democracy, and Development

Karl Klare

George J. & Kathleen Waters Matthews Distinguished University Professor

Northeastern University School of Law

Malcolm Langford


Socio-Economic Rights Program

Research Fellow

Norwegian Centre for Human Rights

Patrick Macklem

William C. Graham Professor of Law

University of Toronto School of Law

Visiting Professor

Central European University

JC Mubangizi

Deputy Vice-Chancellor

Head of College

University of KwaZulu-Natal

Guy Mundlak

Professor of Law

Faculty of Law

Tel Aviv University

Flavia Piovesan

Professor of Constitutional Law and Human Rights

Pontifical Catholic University of São Paolo

Humboldt Foundation George Foster Research Fellow

Wojciech Sadurski

Challis Professor in Jurisprudence

Sydney Law School


Centre for Europe, University of Warsaw


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