Expert on international law and human rights
Alison Brysk is the Mellichamp Professor of Global Governance at the University of California, Santa Barbara. She is productive scientist, educator and human rights expert. She has authored 10 books on human rights, including The Future of Human Rights, which was published this year. She has also co-authored or editing many other books. She has lectured and done research in Argentina, Australia, Ecuador, France, Spain, Sweden, the Netherlands, South Africa and Japan. She has also been a Fulbright Scholar in India and Canada and a fellow at the Woodrow Wilson Center in Washington. At the university, Brysk has taught courses on human rights, international relations, civil society and Latin American politics.