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Elisabeth Wickeri
Executive Director, Leitner Center for International Law and Justice
Director, Asia Law and Justice Program

CONTACT DETAILS
Email: wickeri@law.fordham.edu
Phone: +1 646 312 8237
Twitter ID: ewickeri

CAREER
Education

NEW YORK UNIVERSITY, J.D., 2004

JOHNS HOPKINS UNIVERSITY-NANJING UNIVERSITY CENTER FOR CHINESE AND AMERICAN STUDIES, Graduate Certificate, 2001

SMITH COLLEGE, B.A., cum laude, 2000



Activities
  • Chair, International Human Rights Committee, Association of the Bar of the City of New York (2012-present)
  • Executive Director, Committee to Support Chinese Lawyers (2012–present)
  • Member, Council on International Affairs, Association of the bar of the City of New York (2011-present)
  • Course Director, Human Rights and Humanitarian Law Course, Center for International Humanitarian Cooperation (2010-present)
  • Adjunct Professor of Law, Fordham University School of Law (Spring 2009-present)
  • Crowley Fellow in International Human Rights, Leitner Center for International Law and Justice (2008-2009)
  • Member, Committee on International Human Rights, Association of the Bar of the City of New York (2006–2009)
  • Law Program Director, Human Rights in China (2007–2008)
  • Law Program Officer, Human Rights in China (2004–2007)
  • Executive Editor, NYU Review of Law & Social Change (2002–2004)


PUBLICATIONS
  • “We Are Left to Rot”: Arbitrary and Excessive Pretrial Detention in Bolivia, 36 Fordham Int’l L.J. 812 (2013), with Aya Fujimura-Fanselow
  • Mental Health and Human Rights in Cambodia, 35 Fordham Int’l L.J. 4 895-967 (2012), with Daniel McLaughlin
  • A Home in the City: Women’s Struggle to Secure Adequate Housing in Urban Tanzania, 34 Fordham Int’l L.J. 4 788-929 (2011), with Katherine Hughes
  • Land is Life, Land is Power: Landlessness, Exclusion and Deprivation in Nepal, 34 Fordham Int’l L.J. 4 930-1041 (2011)
  • No Justice, No Peace: Conflict, Socio-Economic Rights, and the New Constitution in Nepal, 2 Drexel Law Review 427 (2010)
  • Land Rights Issues in International Human Rights Law, Institute for Human Rights and Business Working Paper (with Anil Kalhan) (2009)
  • China’s Civil Society: Controls, Limits, and Role in a ‘Harmonious Society’, China Perspectives, No. 3, 118–125 (with Bonny Ling, Wing Lam, and Tina Tan) (2007)
  • China’s Growing Prominence in the Multilateral Human Rights System, China Rights Forum, No. 1, 22–28 (principal drafter) (2007)
  • Comparative International and Domestic Approaches to Addressing Human Rights Abuses: An HRIC Consultation Roundtable, China Rights Forum, No. 4, 33–36 (principal drafter) (2005)
  • Grootboom’s Legacy: Securing the Right to Access to Adequate Housing in South Africa?, NYU Law Center for Human Rights and Global Justice Working Papers Series, Working Paper No. 5 (2004)

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