leitner center events, Leitner Human Rights Speaker Series: Matiangai Sirleaf, University of Pittsburgh School of Law: Responsibility for Epidemics

Leitner Human Rights Speaker Series: Matiangai Sirleaf, University of Pittsburgh School of Law: Responsibility for Epidemics
April 16, 2019 12:30PM - 1:30PM
Location: Room 3-09, Fordham Law School, 150 West 62nd Street, New York, NY 1023
Contact: leitnercenter@law.fordham.edu

Speaker: Matiangai Sirleaf, Assistant Professor of Law, University Pittsburgh Law School

Matiangai Sirleaf is an Assistant Professor of Law at the University Pittsburgh Law School. Sirleaf writes and teaches courses in the areas of criminal law and international law. Sirleaf previously served as a Sharswood Fellow at the University of Pennsylvania Law School, as an assistant professor of law at the University of Baltimore School of Law, and as a lecturer for the International Human Rights Exchange Programme run by Bard College and University of the Witwatersrand, teaching courses in international law, criminal law, human rights and transitional justice. Her work focuses on remedying the accountability and responsibility gaps that exist in international law. Her scholarship focuses on the challenges institutions face in providing redress to survivors of human rights violations. Her current research agenda analyzes the disproportionate distribution of highly-infectious diseases and the role of law in facilitating this result.




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