Hannah Garry

Expert on the United Nations (UN), human rights, genocide, war crimes and crimes against humanity

Clinical assistant professor of law

Director of International Human Rights Clinic

USC Gould School of Law


  • human rights
  • genocide, war crimes and crimes against humanity
  • torture and persecution
  • refugees and forced displacement
  • the Guantanamo Bay detention camp
  • the laws of war
  • truth commissions
  • international criminal law and court
  • the international criminal tribunals for Rwanda and Yugoslavia
  • the Extraordinary Chambers in the Courts of Cambodia
  • transitional justice
  • post-conflict resolution
  • humanitarian intervention
  • the United Nations
  • clinical legal education
  • Africa, Asia and Europe

Additional Information

  • J.D., 2002, Berkeley Law School; master’s in Foreign Affairs, 2001, Columbia University; master’s in Forced Displacement Studies, 1996, Oxford University; B.A., 1995, Wheaton College
  • Prior employment: research consultant, Oxford University, 1997-1998; visiting lecturer, Peking University, 1999; visiting scholar, European Court of Human Rights, 2000; associate, Freshfields, Bruckhaus, Deringer, 2002-2003; law clerk to Hon. Rosemary Barkette, 11th Circuit, U.S. Court of Appeals, 2003-2004; legal officer and deputy chef de cabinet, Appeals Chamber, International Criminal Tribunals for Rwanda and the former Yugoslavia, 2004-2007; visiting faculty, University of Colorado Law School, 2007-2010
  • Member, American Society of International Law


  • French

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