Lecturer on Law
Yee Htun is a Clinical Instructor and Lecturer on Law at the International Human Rights Clinic. Her areas of expertise include international women's rights and Myanmar. Yee works extensively on gender justice issues and has been involved with law reform and legislative efforts to advance human rights in Myanmar.
Prior to teaching at Harvard Law School, she served as the Inaugural Director of Myanmar Program for Justice Trust and was selected by women Nobel Peace Laureates from Nobel Women's Initiative to coordinate and lead the first-ever global campaign to stop rape and sexual violence in conflict.
Yee practiced immigration and criminal law in Canada. She has a Juris Doctor from Dalhousie University and an undergraduate degree in Criminology and Women's Studies from Simon Fraser University.