Adjunct Professor of Law
B.A., William & Mary; J.D. University of Pittsburgh
B.A., William & Mary; J.D. University of Pittsburgh Lisl Brunner works at the Global Network Initiative as Facilitator for the Telecommunications Industry Dialogue, supporting the...Continue Reading
B.A., William & Mary; J.D. University of Pittsburgh Lisl Brunner works at the Global Network Initiative as Facilitator for the Telecommunications Industry Dialogue, supporting the exchange of best practices regarding freedom of expression and privacy rights in the telecommunications sector in the context of the UN Guiding Principles on Business and Human Rights. Prior to joining GNI, Professor Brunner spent five years as a staff attorney at the Inter-American Commission on Human Rights. In her most recent post at the Office of the Special Rappporteur for Freedom of Expression, she monitored issues related to freedom of expression in Latin America and worked on projects to define Inter-American standards on freedom of expression and the Internet and to strengthen international mechanisms to protect journalists. Professor Brunner also worked on cases and urgent measures before the Inter-American system involving counter-terrorism and human rights, the rights of indigenous peoples, and the death penalty. She has published several articles on human rights issues in the Americas and is a fluent Spanish speaker. Professor Brunner is Co-Chair of the New Professionals Interest Group of the American Society of International Law and a Corresponding Editor for its publication, International Legal Materials. She holds a law degree from the University of Pittsburgh and a Bachelor’s degree from the College of William & Mary.