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.Espanol | Arabic |
Human rights education and career opportunities for scientists could foster systemic change
Building a pipeline for human rights practitioners and scientists who want to work at the intersections of their fields would create opportunities for systemic ...
Geospatial technology—done right—can improve human rights documentation
With private corporations now the largest providers of satellite technology, human rights practitioners need to recognize the power—and the limits—of geospatial ...
Advocacy, meet academia: connecting disciplines to improve human rights research
Human rights researchers are seeking new ways to establish facts, creating new opportunities for collaboration between researchers, scientists, and academics.
Scientists and engineers as partners in protecting human rights
Growing interest in pro bono service among scientists and engineers is generating new opportunities for human rights organizations.
Business lessons for human rights: borrowing evidence-based practices
The human rights field could learn a lot from evidence-based practices developed in business and medicine.