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Beth Van Schaack

Hub Champion

Stanford Law School

Beth Van Schaack is the Leah Kaplan Visiting Professor in Human Rights at Stanford Law School and a Faculty Fellow with Stanford’s Center for Human Rights & International Justices working on international human rights, international criminal law, and human trafficking. She has been the Acting Director of the Human Rights & Conflict Resolution Clinic. She has served as Deputy to the Ambassador-at-Large for War Crimes Issues in the Office of Global Criminal Justice of the U.S. Department of State under Secretaries Clinton and Kerry, advising on the formulation of U.S. policy regarding the prevention of and accountability for mass atrocities, such as war crimes, crimes against humanity, and genocide.

Areas of interest

Human rights; international criminal law, the law of armed conflict; transitional justice