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Rebecca Everly Joins the CHR as Director

January 26, 2015

The CHR is delighted to welcome Rebecca Everly as its new Director.  Dr. Everly received her PhD from the Cambridge University Centre of International Studies, and also holds a JD and LLM from Duke University. She comes to us most recently from International Women’s Rights Action Watch Asia Pacific, where she coordinated a five-country study on the strategic use of human rights institutions to promote the rights of women and girls. Her prior experience includes positions in the International Development Law Organization, the Centre for Promotion of Human Rights Teaching and Research at Jawaharlal Nehru University in New Delhi, the Office of the High Representative in Bosnia and Herzegovina, and the State Department.