Postdoctoral Instructor

The Pozen Center Postdoctoral Instructor in Human Rights is a junior scholar whose work in the humanities or social sciences addresses questions of lasting importance for the study of human rights. The instructor teaches three courses per year, participates in the activities of the Pozen Center, and advises a small number of BA or MA theses. The position is a one-year position, with the possibility of renewal for one additional year.

The first Postdoctoral Lecturer in Human Rights was appointed in 1999. The position was re-named Postdoctoral Instructor in Human Rights beginning in the 2016-17 academic year. 


Kathryn L. Brackney

2022-2023 / History

Instructor in Human Rights

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Hannah Ridge

2021-2023 / Political Science

Postdoctoral Scholar in Human Rights

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Paul Kohlbry

2021-2022 / Anthropology

Postdoctoral Instructor in Human Rights

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Amy Krauss

2019-2021 / Anthropology

Postdoctoral Instructor in Human Rights

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Peggy O’Donnell

2017-2018 / History

Assistant Instructional Professor and Associate Director of Undergraduate Studies, Department of History, University of Chicago

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Brian Goodman

2016-2017 / American Studies

Assistant Professor, Department of English, Arizona State University

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Adam Etinson

2014-2016 / Philosophy

Senior Lecturer, School of Philosophical, Anthropological, and Film Studies, University of St. Andrews

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Andrew Janco

2012-2014 / History

Digital Scholarship Librarian and Visiting Assistant Professor, Haverford College

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Charlotte Walker-Said

2010-2012 / History

Associate Professor of Africana Studies, John Jay College of Criminal Justice, CUNY

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Noa Vaisman

2008-2010 / Anthropology

Associate Professor, Department of Anthropology, Aarhus University

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Babafemi Akinrinade

2006-2008 / Law

Assistant Professor of Human Rights, Fairhaven College of Interdisciplinary Studies at Western Washington University

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Emmanuel Saadia


Writer, Los Angeles, California

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Andreas Feldmann

2003-2005 / Political Science

Associate Professor, Department of Latin American and Latino Studies and Department of Political Science, University of Illinois at Chicago

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Anthony Tirado Chase

2001-2003 / International Relations

Professor of Diplomacy and World Affairs, Occidental College

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Hans Peter Schmitz

1999-2001 / Social and Political Sciences

Professor, Department of Leadership Studies, University of San Diego

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