Founding Faculty Chair, The Institute for Gender, Law, and Transformative Peace;Co-Director, Human Rights and Gender Justice Clinic; and Professor of Law
Professor Davis serves as Advisory Board Co-Chair for the Institute on Gender, Law, and Transformative Peace Initiative. Lisa Davis is a Professor of Law; Special Adviser on Gender Persecution to the International Criminal Court; Founding Faculty Chair of the Institute on Gender, Law and Transformative Peace, and; Co-Director of the Human Rights & Gender Justice Clinic (formerly named International Women’s Human Rights Clinic). Professor Davis has written and reported extensively on gender-based crimes and human rights issues in conflict and other crisis settings, including on women’s rights and LGBTQI+ rights. Davis has testified before U.S. Congress, European Parliament, U.K. Parliament, the Inter-American Commission on Human Rights and several international human rights treaty bodies. Serving as the first Special Adviser on Gender Persecution to the International Criminal Court Prosecutor, Professor Davis drafted the first-ever policy on the crime of gender persecution. See Professor Davis’s full bio.