Theresa Harris

Theresa Harris is a project director in the Scientific Responsibility, Human Rights and Law Program at the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS). A human rights lawyer who also holds degrees in anthropology and urban planning, she manages AAAS projects that connect human rights organizations with scientific and technical expertise, including the AAAS On-call Scientists initiative.

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Geospatial technology—done right—can improve human rights documentation

November 8, 2018
By: Theresa Harris
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With private corporations now the largest providers of satellite technology, human rights practitioners ...


Advocacy, meet academia: connecting disciplines to improve human rights research

August 9, 2018
By: Molly Land & Theresa Harris

Human rights researchers are seeking new ways to establish facts, creating new opportunities for collaboration ...


Scientists and engineers as partners in protecting human rights

August 1, 2016
By: Theresa Harris

Growing interest in pro bono service among scientists and engineers is generating new opportunities ...


Business lessons for human rights: borrowing evidence-based practices

May 9, 2016
By: Bill Mawby & Theresa Harris

The human rights field could learn a lot from evidence-based practices developed in business and medicine.