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Editorial Board


M. Brinton Lykes

Center for Human Rights and International Justice, Boston College, USA

Hugo van der Merwe

Centre for the Study of Violence and Reconciliation, South Africa

Managing Editor

Lucy Hovil

United Kingdom

Associate Editor

Jasmina Brankovic

Centre for the Study of Violence and Reconciliation, South Africa

Emeriti Editors-in-Chief

Laurel E. Fletcher

University of California Berkeley, School of Law (Boalt Hall), USA

Harvey M. Weinstein

Senior Research Fellow and Clinical Professor, Human Rights Center and School of Public Health, University of California, Berkeley, USA

Editorial Board

David Backer

College of William & Mary, USA

Erin Baines

Liu Institute for Global Issues, University of British Columbia, Canada

Christine Bell

Transitional Justice Institute, University of Ulster, Northern Ireland

Youk Chhang

Documentation Centre of Cambodia, Cambodia

Bina D'Costa

Australian National University, Australia

Mark Drumbl

Washington and Lee University, USA

Comfort Ero

International Crisis Group, Kenya

Kieran McEvoy

Queens University Belfast, Northern Ireland

Elizabeth Jelin

Consejo Nacional de Investigaciones Cientifica y Tecnicas, Argentina

Elizabeth Lira

Center for Ethics, Universidad Alberto Hurtado, Santiago, Chile

Nomfundo Mogapi

Centre for the Study of Violence and Reconciliation, South Africa

Ahmad Nader Nadery

Afghanistan Independent Human Rights Commission, Afghanistan

Moses Okello


Rosalind Shaw

Tufts University, USA

Graeme Simpson

Interpeace, US

Yasmin Sooka

Foundation for Human Rights, South Africa

Abdul Tejan-Cole

Open Society Initiative for West Africa, Senegal

Nahla Valji

UN Women, New York, USA

Leslie Vinjamuri

School of Oriental and African Studies, University of London, UK

International Advisory Board

Abdullah An-Na’im

Emory University, USA

M. Cherif Bassiouni

International Human Rights Law Institute, DePaul University, USA

Sonja Biserko

Helsinki Committee for Human Rights, Serbia

Pablo de Greiff

International Centre for Transitional Justice, USA

Susan Dwyer

University of Maryland, USA

Maurice Eisenbruch

University of New South Wales, Australia

Basil Fernando

Asian Human Rights Commission, Hong Kong

Natasa Kandic

Humanitarian Law Center, Serbia

Helen Mack

Myrna Mack Foundation, Guatemala

Mahmood Mamdani

Columbia University, USA

Rita Manchanda

South Asia Forum for Human Rights, Nepal

Rama Mani

Centre for International Studies, University of Oxford, UK

Juan Mendez

Martha Minow

Harvard Law School, USA

Abdelhay Moudden

Mohamed V University, Morocco

Eric Stover

Human Rights Center, University of California at Berkeley, USA

Ruti Teitel

New York Law School, USA

The IJTJ was proposed to Oxford University Press by Nahla Valji of the Center for the Study of Violence and Reconciliation where it is housed. It was launched in 2007 in partnership with the Human Rights Center at the University of California, Berkeley. Founding Editors: Nahla Valji (Managing Editor, 2005-2011), Dr Hugo van der Merwe (Co-Editor-in-chief, 2006-present) and Professor Harvey M. Weinstein (Co-Editor-in-chief, 2006-2010).

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