HUMBOLDT-VIADRINA Governance Platform, Center on Governance through Human Rights, Berlin, Germany (2015-present)

Program Director


Hebrew University, Jerusalem, Israel (2017-2018)

Visiting Professor for Human Rights and Transitional Justice, Faculty of Law

Willy Brandt School of Public Policy, University of Erfurt (2015-2017)

Substitute Professor  (Franz Haniel Chair) for Public Policy

Netherlands Institute of Human Rights (SIM), Faculty of Law, Economic and Governance, Utrecht University, The Netherlands (2009-2016)
Associate Professor, Faculty of Law, Economics and Governance. Assoc. Professor for Human Rights, International Relations, Democratization, Transitional Justice

The Hague Institute for Global Justice, The Netherlands (2014)
Head of Rule of Law Program at the Institute for Global Justice
& Assoc. Prof. Utrecht University

Peking University Law School, Beida University, Beijing, China (2008-2009)
Visiting Professor for Human Rights, c/o Raoul Wallenberg Institute of Human Rights and Humanitarian Law, Beijing. Professor for European Human Rights Regime and International Humanitarian Law.

European Inter-University Centre for Human Rights and Democratisation, Venice/The Lido, Italy (2006-2008)
Programme Director for the European Master Degree in Human Rights and Democratization (E.MA)

Humboldt University of Berlin, Germany (2005-2006)
Research Director of Volkswagen Stiftung-Tandem Project “Teaching Human Rights in Europe” 2003-2006. 2005/06, Lecturer, Department of Political Science.

University of Magdeburg, Germany (2002-2004)
Assistant Professor and Research Director, Institute for Political Sciences. Project Director of the Research Project by Volkswagen Stiftung “Teaching Human Rights in Europe” 2003-2006. Assistant Professor at UNESCO-Chair in Human Rights Education 2002-2003.

German Institute for Human Rights, Berlin, Germany (2001-2002)
Senior Researcher for UNO and Council of Europe human rights matters.

Additional Teaching & Lecturer Assignments

Eastern European Master Programme for Human Rights and Democratization, Yerevan State University, Armenia (since 2012)

Chinese University of Political Science and Law (CUPL), Beijing, China
(July 2010)
Lecturer, Summer School on Human Rights

European Inter University Center for Human Rights and Democratization (EIUC), Venice, Italy (since 2009)

University of Bremen, Germany (April-July 2009)
Visiting Lecturer, Summer Term "Reconciliation and Democratization in Europe".

Columbia University, New York, USA (June-August 2006)
Visiting Professor, Summer Session at SIPA on “European Human Rights Regime”.

Universidad del Pais Vasco, Bilbao, Spain (February – March 2006)
Visiting Professor, Department of Political Science, SOKRATES-Lecturer.

Yerevan State University, Armenia (April – May 2005)
Visiting Lecturer, Department for Sociology, DAAD-Lecturer "Human rights, transitional justice and democratization".

Åbo Akademi Turku, Finland (October 2004)
Visiting Lecturer, Centre for Human Rights, SOKRATES-Lecturer for “Human Rights in Europe”.

Online Teaching Courses

Public Privacy: Cyber Security and Human Rights , MOOC (Massiv Open Online Course)

Online & On Campus MA Programme Governance and Human Rights, HUMBOLDT VIADRINA School of Governance, Berlin, Germany

Human Rights Education Associates (HREA), Boston, USA
Distance Learning Course on Human Rights and Transitional Justice