Jayne Huckerby

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Jayne Huckerby (@jaynehuckerby ) is Clinical Professor of Law and the Director of the International Human Rights Clinic at Duke University School of Law. She was previously Research Director and Adjunct Professor of Clinical Law at the Center for Human Rights and Global Justice at NYU School of Law. Huckerby focuses on fact-finding, research, and advocacy in the areas of gender and human rights, gender equality and constitution-making, national security, human trafficking, transitional justice, and human rights in U.S. foreign policy. She frequently serves as a human rights law expert to international and regional governmental organizations and NGOs, particularly on gender, human rights, and counter-terrorism and P/CVE. She recently was an advisor to, and witness for, the North Carolina Commission of Inquiry on Torture and has also served as a human rights consultant with UN Women on gender equality and constitutional reform; women in conflict prevention, conflict, and post-conflict contexts; and gender and human rights indicators in national security policies.

She is editor with Margaret L. Satterthwaite, of Gender, National Security, and Counter-Terrorism: Human Rights Perspectives (2013) and recent publications include Feminism and International Law in the Post 9/11 Era, 39 Fordham Int’l L.J. 533 (2016) and Tightening with Purse Strings: What Countering Terrorism Financing Costs Gender Equality and Security (2017) (with Women Peacemakers Program).

Articles by this author:

When Terrorists Traffic Their Recruits


Mar 15th, 2021

Families in the Crosshairs of National Security

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Feb 22nd, 2021

An Exercise in Doublespeak: Pompeo’s Flawed “Unalienable Rights” Commission

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Jul 29th, 2020

Advancing Rights and Justice During a Pandemic: An Online Event Series

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May 27th, 2020

Pompeo’s “Rights Commission” Is Worse Than Feared: 7 Concerns to Watch

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Apr 16th, 2020

Pompeo’s “Rights Commission” is Worse Than Feared: Part I

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Mar 13th, 2020

Trump’s “Unalienable Rights” Commission Likely to Promote Anti-Rights Agenda 

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Jul 9th, 2019

When Human Trafficking and Terrorism Connect: Dangers and Dilemmas


Feb 22nd, 2019

What Happened in North Carolina: The State’s Role in U.S. Post-9/11 Rendition and Torture

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Sep 28th, 2018

Gina Haspel: Feminist Smokescreen, Not Choice

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May 9th, 2018

Gendering Counterterrorism: How to, and How Not to – Part II

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May 3rd, 2018

Gendering Counterterrorism: How to, and How Not to – Part I

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May 1st, 2018

The Truth About Rendition and Torture: An Inquiry in North Carolina

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Dec 14th, 2017

The Complexities of Women, Peace, Security and Countering Violent Extremism


Sep 24th, 2015

Gender, Violent Extremism, and Countering Violent Extremism


Mar 3rd, 2015