Kristine Huskey

Director of the Anti-Torture Program at Physicians for Human Rights

Kristine Huskey

Kristine Huskey

Director of the Anti-Torture Program at Physicians for Human Rights

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Kristine Huskey is the former Director of the Anti-Torture Program at Physicians for Human Rights, where she led the organization’s advocacy for strengthening international human rights norms in US national security law, policy and practice.

She is also the visiting Associate Clinical Professor and Director at the Veterans’ Advocacy Clinic at the James E. Rogers College of Law at The University of Arizona.

Previously, she served as an adjunct professor on national security at Georgetown University Law Center and also previously served as a law professor and the Director of the National Security Clinic at The University of Texas School of Law, where she supervised students on casework including Guantánamo, military commissions, torture, and illegal rendition.

She also provided pro bono representation to several Guantánamo detainees and is the author of Justice at Guantanamo: One Woman’s Odyssey and Her Crusade for Human Rights.

Huskey received her J.D. from The University of Texas School of Law and her Bachelor of Arts in Political Science from Columbia University.

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Founder at The Constitution Project

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Executive Director at Physicians for Human Rights

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President at University of Texas at Austin - School of Law

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Director-Emeritus at Physicians for Human Rights

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Chief Accounting Officer, Controller at Cyberkinetics Neurotechnology Systems, Inc.

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Founder at Sherburne PLLC

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Governor at Arkansas Office of the Governor, Asa Hutchinson

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Partner at Holland & Knight LLP

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Board of Directors Emeritus at The Constitution Project

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Director of the Anti-Torture Program at Physicians for Human Rights
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B.A. Political Science

Columbia University is one of the world's most important centers of research and at the same time a distinctive and distinguished learning environment for undergraduates and graduate students in many scholarly and professional fields. The University recognizes the importance of its location in New York City and seeks to link its research and teaching to the vast resources of a great metropolis. It seeks to attract a diverse and international faculty and student body, to support research and teaching on global issues, and to create academic relationships with many countries and regions. It expects all areas of the university to advance knowledge and learning at the highest level and to convey the products of its efforts to the world.

J.D. Law

The University of Texas School of Law began as the University of Texas at Austin's Department of Law when the University was founded in 1883. The Law School started with two professors and fifty-two students in the basement of the University's Old Main Building. The Law School has since grown to more than 1,200 students and offers the Doctor of Jurisprudence (JD) and the Master of Laws (LLM). The School of Law is a member of the Association of American Law Schools and is approved by the American Bar Association.

Career History
Director of the Anti-Torture Program
Current

Physicians for Human Rights (PHR) protects human health by protecting human rights. It fights to stop torture, disappearances and political killings and to improve hygiene conditions in prisons. The current projects of the company include the U.S. Campaign to Ban Landmines, Health Action AIDS Campaign, PHR Asylum Network, Health and Justice for Youth and Colleagues at Risk. The company was founded in 1986 by Jonathan Fine and is headquartered in New York, NY.

Director of the Veterans Advocacy Law Clinic
Current

James E. Rogers College of Law is the law school at the University of Arizona located in Tucson, Arizona and was the first law school founded in the State of Arizona, opening its doors in 1915. Formerly known as University of Arizona College of Law, it was renamed in 1999 in honor of noted broadcasting executive and philanthropist James E. Rogers, a 1962 graduate of the school, and chairman of Sunbelt Communications Company based in Las Vegas, Nevada. The core values of the College are justice, professional integrity, public leadership, and community service. Each entering class at Arizona Law has approximately 150 students, with a total student body of 500 students.

Law Professor & Director of the National Security Clinic
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The University of Texas School of Law began as the University of Texas at Austin's Department of Law when the University was founded in 1883. The Law School started with two professors and fifty-two students in the basement of the University's Old Main Building. The Law School has since grown to more than 1,200 students and offers the Doctor of Jurisprudence (JD) and the Master of Laws (LLM). The School of Law is a member of the Association of American Law Schools and is approved by the American Bar Association.

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