Gerald L. Neuman

J. Sinclair Armstrong Professor of International, Foreign, and Comparative Law


Member, Human Rights Committee (since 2011).

Gerald L. Neuman is the Co-Director of the Human Rights Program at HLS. He teaches human rights, constitutional law, and immigration and nationality law. His current research focuses on international human rights bodies, transnational dimensions of constitutionalism, and rights of foreign nationals. He is the author of Strangers to the Constitution: Immigrants, Borders and Fundamental Law (Princeton 1996), and co-author of the casebook Human Rights (with Louis Henkin et al., Foundation Press). Prior to joining HLS in 2006, he served on the faculties of the University of Pennsylvania Law School (1984-1992) and Columbia Law School (1992-2006). In 2010, he was elected to a four-year term on the Human Rights Committee, the treaty body that monitors compliance with the International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights.

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