Faculty Profiles - Adjunct Professors

Hallie  Ludsin

Hallie Ludsin

Adjunct Professor

Areas of Expertise

International Humanitarian Law, International Human Rights Law

Hallie Ludsin is a human rights lawyer who spent 13 years working in conflict and post-conflict societies. She served as Research Director at the South Asia Human Rights Documentation Centre in India and as a legal consultant to the Women’s Centre for Legal Aid and Counselling in the West Bank, the Centre for Policy Alternatives in Sri Lanka, and the Centre for Applied Legal Studies in South Africa. She returned to the United States as a Democracy Research Fellow at Harvard’s Ash Center for Democratic Governance and Innovation for the 2013-2014 school year. Her book, Preventive Detention and the Democratic State, will be published by Cambridge University Press in 2015. Ludsin's article titled “Relational Rights Masquerading as Individual Rights” (Duke Journal of Gender Law & Policy) was named a top ten Global Justice Law Review of 2008. Hallie earned a BA from Johns Hopkins University, a JD from Case Western Reserve University, and an LLM from the University of the Witwatersrand in South Africa.