William F. Schulz

Dr. William F. Schulz is the President and CEO of the Unitarian Universalist Service Committee, a nonsectarian organization that advances human rights and social justice in the United States and around the world. He is also an Adjunct Professor of Public Administration at the Wagner School of Public Service at New York University and an Affiliated Professor at Meadville/Lombard Theological School in Chicago.

He served from 1994-2006 as Executive Director of Amnesty International USA. During his twelve years at Amnesty, Dr. Schulz led AI missions to Liberia, Tunisia, Northern Ireland, and Sudan. He has appeared frequently on radio and television and is the author or contributing editor of several books, including In Our Own Best Interest: How Defending Human Rights Benefits Us All; Tainted Legacy: 9/11 and the Ruin of Human Rights; The Phenomenon of Torture; and The Future of Human Rights: US Policy for a New Era.