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Paul Gready,
Centre for Applied Human Rights, University of York, UK.

Professor Paul Gready is the founding Director of the Centre for Applied Human Rights at the University of York in the UK. Previously he was Programme Convenor at the Centre for International Human Rights, Institute of Commonwealth Studies, University of London. He has wide-ranging practitioner experience, starting out at Amnesty International and thereafter working for various other human rights organisations and as a human rights consultant. Most of his practitioner and consultancy experience has been Africa-based, with a particular focus on South Africa. Paul Gready has published on several human rights-related topics, including transitional justice, and human rights and development. His most recent book, The Era of Transitional Justice: The Aftermath of the Truth and Reconciliation Commission in South Africa and Beyond, was published by Routledge in 2011.

Brian Phillips,
Independent Human Rights Consultant, Toronto, Canada.

Dr. Brian Phillips is an independent human rights consultant. From 2003 until 2006, he was Chair of the Oxford Brookes University MA course in Humanitarian and Development Practice – where he was also Senior Lecturer in Human Rights Practice. He previously worked for eleven years as a campaigner and educator for Amnesty International, and was the Campaign Coordinator for the organisation’s Europe Regional Programme from 1995 - 2001. During 2001-2002, Brian Phillips was a Joseph Rowntree Quaker Fellow – teaching and writing on Quaker international work in the fields of peacebuilding and conflict transformation. He was closely involved in the development of Quaker Peace and Social Witness’s programme in Bosnia-Herzegovina, and recently a taught a course on non-violent social movements for the inaugural session of the Peace Academy in Sarajevo.

Associate Editor

Ron Dudai, Institute of Criminology and Criminal Justice, Queen's University Belfast

Reviews Editor

Lucy Harding, Centre for Applied Human Rights, University of York.

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Alison Bentley,
Oxford Journals

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Robert Archer,
Director of Plain Sense

Sumi Dhanarajan,
Independent Consultant and Trustee of the Business and Human Rights Resource Centre

Yasmine Ergas, Associate Director, Center for the Study of Human Rights, Columbia University

Richard Falk,
Princeton University, USA

Marta Foresti,
Head of the Politics and Governance Programme, Overseas Development Institute

Avner Gidron,
Senior Policy Adviser, Amnesty International

Mark Heywood,
Executive Director of Section 27, South Africa

Noam Hoffstater, Israeli Center for Third-Sector Research, Ben-Gurion University of the Negev

Martin Jones,
Centre for Applied Human Rights, University of York, UK

Liora Lazarus,
Fellow and Tutor in Law, St. Anne’s College, University of Oxford, UK

Harsh Mander,
Director of the Centre for Equity Studies, Delhi, India

Michelle Parlevliet,
Human Rights and Conflict Transformation Specialist, University of Amsterdam

David Petrasek,
Special Adviser to the Secretary General, Amnesty International

Mervat Rishmawi, Independent Human Rights Consultant

Cristina Sganga,
Independent Human Rights Consultant

Yasmin Sooka,
Executive Director of the Foundation for Human Rights, South Africa

Lars Waldorf,
Centre for Applied Human Rights, University of York, UK

Wouter Vandenhole, UNICEF Chair in Children’s Rights, University of Antwerp