Deena Hurwitz

Project Director, Atrocity Prevention Legal Training Project

Areas of Expertise

International Human Rights
International Humanitarian Law


Deena R. Hurwitz joined CLIHHR's APLT Project in August 2017. Prior to this, she was the founding Director of the International Human Rights Law Clinic at the University of Virginia School of Law (2003-2015), and Visiting Professor with the Human Rights Clinic at Washington College of Law (2015-2016). As a consultant, she has taught workshops on human rights and clinical legal education abroad. Before her career in legal education, she was a Program Director at the California-based Resource Center for Nonviolence.

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