HRE USA Advisors

HRE USA Advisors are a distinguished group of national and international leaders in the field of human rights education who support the network with their expertise in human rights, education, and social justice activism.

National Advisors

  • Vienna Colucci, Senior Policy Advisor, Amnesty International USA
  • Nancy Flowers, Human Rights Education Consultant
  • Susan Katz, Professor of Education, University of San Francisco
  • Jeff Helsing, Director of Education, US Institute of Peace
  • Scott Hirschfeld, Former Director of Education, US Fund for UNICEF
  • Paul Martin, Former Chair, Institute for the Study of Human Rights, Columbia University
  • Mabel McKinney-Browning, Director, Division of Public Education, American Bar Association
  • Deborah Menkart, Executive Director, Teaching for Change
  • Amii Omara Otunnu, UNESCO Chair for Human Rights Education, University of Connecticut
  • Ana Maria Rodino, Education Consultant, Inter-American Institute of Human Rights
  • Mark Skvirsky, Vice President and Chief Program Officer, Facing History and Ourselves
  • Cosette Thompson, Human Rights Consultant, Former Regional Director, Amnesty International USA
  • Felisa Tibbitts, Lecturer in the Comparative and International Education Program,  Teachers College, Columbia University
  • Jessica Wyndham, Associate Director, Scientific Responsibility, Human Rights and Law Program, American Association for the Advancement of Science

International Advisors

  • Sneh Aurora, UNITED KINGDOM, Human Rights Education Consultant
  • Ian Hamilton, CANADA, Executive Director, Equitas
  • André Keet, SOUTH AFRICA, Chair for Critical Studies in Higher Education Transformation, Nelson Mandela University
  • Abraham Magendzo, CHILE, Director UNESCO Chair on Human Rights
  • Audrey Osler, NORWAY, Professor of Education, University of Southeast Norway
  • Ana Perona-Fjeldstad, NORWAY, Executive Director, European Wergeland Center
  • Jefferson Plantilla, JAPAN, Chief Researcher, HURIGHTS Osaka
  • Barbara Schmiedel, AUSTRIA, Education Director, European Training and Research Centre for Human Rights and Democracy
  • Feliece I. Yeban, PHILIPPINES, Professor of Human Rights, Philippine Normal University

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