Rothenberg speaks at Northwestern workshop

Daniel Rothenberg, Executive Director of the Center for Law and Global Affairs at the College of Law, gave a talk on June 1 at the Center for Forced Migration Studies at Northwestern University.

Rothenberg’s presentation, “Statistics and the visibility of suffering: Making sense of mass forced displacement in Iraq,” was part of the Center’s workshop, entitled, “How do we know what we know? Methods of documenting forced displacement in global crises.”

Rothenberg, a Professor of Practice at the College of Law, has more than 15 years of experience combining field research, project management and scholarship on international human rights and the rule of law. His research focuses on human rights documentation and analysis and transitional justice, particularly truth commissions, amnesty laws and reparations. Rothenberg has designed and managed rule of law projects in Afghanistan, Iraq and throughout Latin America including programs to train human rights NGOs, aid indigenous peoples in using international legal remedies and collect and analyze thousands of first-person narratives of victims of severe human rights violations.