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Staff, Associates & Advisory Board

Human Rights Center Staff

Kristi Rudelius-Palmer
Co-Director; Adjunct Professor of Law
David Weissbrodt
Co-Director; Regents Professor of Law
Oualid Abid
Web Assistant, Arabic Human Rights Library
Artemis Ahmadi
Professional Development Coordinator, Humphrey Fellowship Program
Patrick Finnegan
Assistant Director for Development and Research
Marsha Freeman
Director of International Women's Rights Action Watch (IWRAW); Adjunct Professor of Law
Will Gelvick
Assistant Director of Fellowship Programs
Natela Jordan
Education Program Director
Zehra Keye
Humphrey Fellowship Inter-Cultural Coordinator
Leah Marks
Web Coordinator of the Human Rights Library
Patrick McCabe
Technical Coordinator
Vicky Nguyen
Office Administrator

Associates, Fellows & Interns

Stella Furlano
Intern
Khary Hornsby
Director of the International and Graduate Programs
Rebecca Janke
Human Rights Education Associate
Ariel Litke
Intern
Shaojun Liu
Visiting Scholar (China)
Vic Massaglia
Professional Development Advisor, Humphrey Fellowship Program
Mirela Miresan
Professional Development Advisor, Humphrey Fellowship Program
Kelsey Myers
Intern
Todd E. Pierce
Senior Fellow
Chip Pitts
Visiting Professor
Kate Van Sickle
Fellowship Program Associate
Emily Skovran
Intern
Gökçe Yildirim
Visiting Scholar (Turkey)

Advisory Board

Kristi Rudelius-Palmer
Co-Director; Adjunct Professor of Law
David Weissbrodt
Co-Director; Regents Professor of Law
Nancy Flowers
Educational Consultant
Arvonne Fraser
Former Ambassador to The UN Commission on the Status of Women
Barbara Frey
Director of the Human Rights Program in the College of Liberal Arts; Assistant Professor in the Institute for Global Studies
Jennifer Green
Associate Professor of Clinical Instruction
Oren Gross
Irving Younger Professor of Law; Director of the Institute for International Legal & Security Studies
Khary Hornsby
Director of the International and Graduate Programs
Doug Johnson
Former Director of the Center for Victims of Torture
Velma Korbel
Director of the Minneapolis Department of Civil Rights
LaJune Thomas Lange
Judge (ret.), Hennepin County District Court; President of the International Leadership Institute
Steve Meili
Professor of Clinical Instruction
Fionnuala Ní Aoláin
Professor of Law; Associate Director of the Transitional Justice Institute, University of Ulster
Ruth Okediji
Professor of Law
Paul G. Quie
Regents Professor of Pediatrics
Chris Roberts
Associate Professor of Law
Cheryl Robertson
Assistant Professor of Nursing
Kathryn A. Sikkink
Regents Professor of Political Science
Hernan Vidal
Professor of Spanish and Portuguese
Carl Warren
Professor of Clinical Instruction

Human Rights Center
University of Minnesota Law School
Mondale Hall, N-120
229 19th Avenue South
Minneapolis, MN 55455

Email: humanrts@umn.edu
Phone: 612-626-0041
(Toll Free: 1-888-HREDUC8)
Fax: 612-625-2011

Human Rights Staff

Human Rights Center staff meet with University President Eric Kaler.