Eduardo González Cueva is a transitional justice expert with a record of achievement around the globe. His expertise covers the design, planning and operationalization of truth commissions, and other truth-seeking initiatives. He serves as a consultant for the Secretariat for Coordinating Reconciliation Mechanisms in Sri Lanka - SCRM.
In his previous position, as Director for Truth and Memory for the International Center for Transitional Justice (ICTJ), he supported the work of truth commissions and memory initiatives in about twenty countries in all continents. In his native Peru's Truth and Reconciliation Commission (CVR), he led the organization of the commission's public hearings, the provision of victim protection, and he participated in the editing of the commission's Final Report. Previously, at the global NGO Coalition for the International Criminal Court, he was a campaigner for the entry into force of the Rome Statute.
Mr. González has published abundantly on transitional justice. He holds an M.A. in Sociology from the New School for Social Research, and he teaches in the New School Graduate Program on International Affairs in New York City.
Anthony Dworkin is a senior policy fellow at the European Council on Foreign Relations, based in London, where he leads the organisation's work in the areas of democracy, human rights and justice. Since 2011 he has worked closely on the EU's relations with North Africa. He has also worked on EU counter-terrorism policy, international justice, and European support for human rights. Among his recent publications for ECFR are "Five Years On: A New European Agenda for North Africa" and "Europe's New Counter-Terror-Wars". He is a visiting lecturer in the Master's Programme on Human Rights and Humanitarian Action at the Paris School of International Affairs at Sciences Po. His article "Individual Not Collective: Justifying the Use of Force Against Members of Non-State Armed Groups" is forthcoming in International Law Studies. He has also written regularly for the British magazine Prospect, where he served as contributing editor, and for other publications including the Financial Times, Foreign Policy, Times Literary Supplement, Guardian, International Herald Tribune and El Pais. He was formerly the executive director of the Crimes of War Project and edited the book Crimes of War: What the Public Should Know 2.0.
Dr. Arnaud Kurze teaches courses on social movements and transitional justice in the MA program in International Relations at New York University (NYU). In the past, he was a visiting scholar at the Center for Global Studies (CGS) at George Mason University(GMU). He also worked as the publication & web editor at CGS and as the Coordinator of CGS's 'Human Rights and, Justice & Democracy Project', funded by the Open Society Institute. He has published in several academic journals and is author of several reports on foreign affairs for the government and international organizations. In 2013, he coauthored a chapter, "Afraid to Cry Wolf: Human Rights Activists’ Struggle of Transnational Accountability Efforts in the Balkans," in an edited volume published with Springer. He regularly contributes analyses and op-ed articles online for think tanks and other institutions and has been the recipient of many awards and fellowships including the Woodrow Wilson Center, Sciences Po, and American Council of Learned Societies (ACLS).
Dr. Iavor Rangelov is Assistant Professorial Research Fellow at the Civil Society and Human Security Research Unit in the Department of International Development, London School of Economics and Political Science. He is Chairman of the Executive Board of the Humanitarian Law Center in Belgrade and Co-Chair of the London Transitional Justice Network. His main research interests are in the areas of human rights and security, transitional justice, and civil society. His current research examines the shfiting resource base of civil society in the context of closing civic space globally, with a focus on new forms of activisim, philanthropy, and technology.
Chandra Lekha Siriam is Professor of International Law and International Relations at the University of East London, where she is founder and Director of the Centre on Human Rights in Conflict. Her most recent edited volume is Transitional Justice in the Middle East and North Africa (Oxford University Press and Hurst Publishers, 2017).
She has written extensively on human rights, transitional and international crime justice, conflict resolution, conflict prevention and peacebuilding, and has conducted research in Central and South America, the Middle East, and North and sub-Saharan Africa, South Asia, East Asia, and Eastern Europe. She is the author of three monographs: Peace as governance: power-sharing, armed groups, and contemporary peace negotiations (Palgrave 2008); Globalizing justice for mass atrocities: A revolution in accountability (Routledge 2005); and Confronting past human rights violations: Justice versus peace in times of transition (Frank Cass 2004). She received her PhD in Politics from Princeton University and her JD from the University of California, Berkeley.
Ruti Teitel is the Ernst C. Stiefel Professor of Comparative Law, New York Law School; and a Visiting Fellow, London School of Economics. She is the author of the landmark Transitional Justice (Oxford University Press, 2000) and many articles and book chapters on international and comparative law, often focusing on political transitions. In 2012, she published Humanity’s Law (OUP, 2012) setting out a paradigm shift in international affairs. Her latest book is Globalizing Transitional Justice (OUP2014) which explores the last decade in the evolution of the field. Prof. Teitel is founding co-chair of the American Society of International Law's Interest Group on Transitional Justice and Rule of Law, a life member of the Council on Foreign Relations, and serves on the Executive Committee of the International Studies Association Human Rights Section as well as on the ILA International Human Rights Committee. Prof. Teitel is also on the Board of the London Review of International Law. She was a Straus Fellow-in-Residence at New York University Law School’s Straus Institute for the Advanced Study of Law and Justice (2012-2013).
Dr. Leslie Vinjamuri is an associate professor in International Relations and Director of the Centre on Conflict, Rights and Justice at SOAS, University of London. Leslie is also a Senior Visiting Fellow at LSE IDEAS. Her research areas include transatlantic relations, US foreign policy, the politics of international intervention, human rights and justice, and the UN Security Council. She is an editor of Human Rights Futures (Cambridge University Press, 2017) Her publications have appeared in numerous edited volumes and in journals such as International Security, the Annual Review of Political Science, International Theory, Ethics and International Affairs, Daedalus, the International Journal of Transitional Justice, Law and Contemporary Problems and Survival as well as numerous edited volumes. She comments regularly on US and its role in the world and her written commentary has appeared in the International Herald Tribune, the New York Times, CNN, The Guardian, The Telegraph, The Independent, and The World Today.
Dr. Vinjamuri is a member of the Council (a "trustee") of Chatham House, the Royal Institute of International Affairs where she is also an Associate Fellow on the US and the Americas Programme and an Academy Adjunct Fellow of the Queen Elizabeth II Academy for Leadership in International Affairs. She is on the Advisory Board of LSE IDEAS, a Centre of the Institute of Global Affairs at the London School of Economics. Leslie is a member of the Council on Foreign Relations. Leslie is on the Editorial Boards of the Cambridge Studies in International Relations, a book series for Cambridge University Press, and the International Journal of Transitional Justice. She presently holds a grant from the British Academy for a new project on The Future of Internationalism.
Prior to joining SOAS, Leslie was a member of the academic faculty of the School of Foreign Service at Georgetown University. She has held Visiting Residential Fellowships at Harvard University and at the London School of Economics. Leslie has a BA from Wesleyan University, an MSc from the London School of Economics, and a Ph.D. from Columbia University.
Dr. Michael John Williams is the Program Director of the NYU Graduate Program in International Relations. Before coming to NYU, he was Reader (Associate Professor) of International Relations at Royal Holloway, University of London.
Dr. Williams is a Stephen M. Kellen term member of the Council on Foreign Relations, a Fellow of the Inter-University Seminar on the Armed Forces and Society, and an alumnus of the International Summer Policy Institute at American University. He has held a Robert Bosch Fellowship in Germany, a Visiting Fellowship at the Rothermere American Institute at the University of Oxford & Nuffield College and a DAAD Fellowship at the Bundeswehr Center for Military History and Social Science in Potsdam, Germany. He was an investigator in the Sustainable Peacebuilding Network, a collaborative research project involving 20 scholars from six countries, funded by the Carnegie Corporation of New York and directed by Prof. Roland Paris (Ottawa).
He is a Senior Associate Scholar at the Center for European Policy Analysis in Washington D.C. and editor-in-chief of the journal International Politics Reviews and former co-editor of Millennium: Journal of International Studies. From 2006-2008 Dr. Williams directed the Transatlantic Security Programme at the Royal United Services Institute for Defense and Security Studies in London, he was previously the programme officer for the Leverhulme Programme on the Changing Character of War at the University of Oxford. He has been a consultant to policy makers in the United States and Europe on various international security issues.
Educated at the universities of Delaware, Hamburg, Bath, Berlin, and Moscow, he earned his doctorate at the London School of Economics and Political Science.