Visiting Fellows

Visiting Fellows are human rights scholars and practitioners who have taken sabbatical or other leave from their work to undertake a period of study at the Centre for the Study of Human Rights. More about the Visiting Fellowships Scheme.

Current Visiting Fellows

Faisal Siddiqi is a practicing lawyer based in Karachi, Pakistan, and a partner at a litigation law firm. He has formerly been an Advisor/Consultant to the Attorney General for Pakistan, been a member of the 'Task Force on Enforced Disappearances' and drafted the proposed law on Enforced Disappearances. Read more
Teshale Aberra
Teshale Aberra is former President of the State Supreme Court in Ethiopia. Now an independent researcher based in the UK, his interests focus on human rights and the role of the judiciary to entrench democracy and the rule of law. Read more
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Dr Joshua Curtis is Visiting Fellow in the Laboratory for Advanced Research on the Global Economy, working on a study of ‘The EU, the BRICS, Extraterritorial Human Rights Obligations and International Economic Governance’ Read more
Jane Gordon
Jane Gordon is an independent barrister and human rights advisor to statutory and public agencies, and an accredited gender and sexual violence expert with UN Women. Read more
Stefanie Grant
Stefanie Grant's current research interests focus on forced and involuntary migration, and on the human rights consequences of leaving a country of nationality as a refugee or migrant. Read more
Francesca Klug
Francesca Klug OBE is Visiting Professor and member of the Centre's Advisory Board. From 2001-2015 Francesca directed the Human Rights Future's Project. Read more
Jenny Kuper
Dr Jenny Kuper specialises in child-related law. She has worked as a consultant with organisations such as UNICEF and the International Committee of the Red Cross. Read more
Bronwen Manby
Bronwen Manby is an independent consultant in the field of human rights, democracy and good governance, with a focus on sub-Saharan Africa. Read more
Margo Picken
Margo Picken has worked in the field of human rights for much of her professional career. Most recently, she worked as director of the Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights in Cambodia. Read more
Hilary Stauffer
Hilary Stauffer is an international lawyer with extensive experience working on projects in the U.S., Europe, Africa, and Asia. Her specialties include International Law, Rule of Law, Human Rights, Humanitarian Affairs and Diplomacy. Read more 

Past Visiting Fellows