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Erica Harper

Head of Research and Policy Studies

Erica Harper is a practitioner-academic specializing in international criminal law, human rights law and post-conflict governance.

Christophe Golay

Senior Research Fellow and Strategic Adviser on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights

Dr Christophe Golay's expertise relates to economic, social and cultural rights, the right to food and the rights of peasants.

Chiara Redaelli

Research Fellow

Chiara Redaelli's areas of expertise include international humanitarian law, jus ad bellum, and international human rights law.

Francesco Romani

Research Fellow

His research interests include international humanitarian law, international cultural heritage law, human rights law, international responsibility and litigation, and the theory of sovereignty.

Domenico Zipoli

Research Fellow and Project Coordinator

His research focuses on the question of connectivity among international human rights mechanisms and on national strategies for monitoring, implementation and follow-up of international human rights obligations and recommendations.

Clément Voule

Researcher

Clément Nyaletsossi Voule is Researcher at the Geneva Academy and UN Special Rapporteur on the Rights to Freedom of Peaceful Assembly and of Association.

Stefania Di Stefano

Project Officer at the Geneva Human Rights Platform

Her research includes international human rights law, business and human rights, human rights in the digital age, corporate responsibility, and the rights to freedom of expression and access to information.

Steven L. B. Jensen

Visiting Research Fellow

Steven L. B. Jensen is a Senior Researcher at The Danish Institute for Human Rights in Copenhagen.

Natia Kalandarishvili

Visiting Research Fellow

Natia Kalandarishvili-Mueller is a Professor of international law at ALTE University in Tbilisi, Georgia and an alumna of our LLM.

Lukasz Olejnik

Visiting Research Fellow

Dr Lukasz Olejnik is an independent cybersecurity and privacy researcher and consultant.

Steven J. Barela

Associate Research Fellow

Steven J. Barela research focuses on researching and integrating law, science and philosophy to formulate practical policy proposals.

Fulya Batur

Associate Research Fellow

Dr Fulya Batur conducts research on the rights of peasants, more particularly on the rights to seeds.

Bernard Duhaime

Associate Research Fellow

Bernard Duhaime is Professor of International Law at the Faculty of Law and Political Science of the University of Quebec in Montreal.

Claire Callejon

Associate Research Fellow

Her areas of expertise include international human rights law, the United Nations Human Rights machinery and refugee law.

Megan Donald

Associate Research Fellow

Her areas of expertise include economic, social and cultural rights, the relationship between human rights and the environment, environmental law, and the interpretation of human rights.

Pedro Martínez Esponda

Associate Research Fellow

Pedro Martínez Esponda works on our research project on the universality of human rights.

Karine Peschard

Associate Research Fellow

Her expertise and publications relate to intellectual property regimes in agriculture, agrobiodiversity, legal activism and the rights of peasants, in particular the right to seeds.

Gerald Pachoud

Associate Researcher

Gerald Pachoud is a leading expert on business and human rights.