Christina M. Cerna


Principal Human Rights Specialist, Inter-American Commission on Human Rights, Organization of American States (Retired), Adjunct Professor of Law

B.A., New York University; M.A., Ludwig-Maximilian Universitat; J.D., American University; LL.M., Columbia

B.A., New York University; M.A., Fulbright Scholar, Ludwig-Maximilian Universitat; J.D., Dean's Fellow, American University; LL.M., Columbia. Professor Cerna is the Principal Human Rights Specialist at...

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B.A., New York University; M.A., Fulbright Scholar, Ludwig-Maximilian Universitat; J.D., Dean's Fellow, American University; LL.M., Columbia. Professor Cerna is the Principal Human Rights Specialist at the Inter-American Commission on Human Rights, Organization of American States in Washington, D.C. She has served as a Fulbright Fellow, conducting research at the European Court of Human Rights, and has published numerous articles on international human rights law. Professor Cerna was a visiting fellow at St. Antony's College, Oxford University, and plays an active role within the American Society of International Law and the International Law Association. She has previously taught courses in international human rights law as an Adjunct for George Washington University and Penn State University.

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Why the Schabas Report Will Be Every Bit as Biased as the Goldstone Report,” coverage in the Tower magazine, March 2015, quoting Adjunct Professor Christina M. Cerna.

"Opinion: Israel Should Get Its Retaliation In First," coverage in Newsweek, December 2, 2014, featuring Adjunct Professor Christina Cerna.

"Assault on Israel Shifts From Warfare to Lawfare," coverage in Real Clear Politics, November 28, 2014, featuring Adjunct Professor Christina Cerna.

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Why the Schabas Report Will Be Every Bit as Biased as the Goldstone Report,” coverage in the Tower magazine, March 2015, quoting Adjunct Professor Christina M. Cerna.

"Opinion: Israel Should Get Its Retaliation In First," coverage in Newsweek, December 2, 2014, featuring Adjunct Professor Christina Cerna.

"Assault on Israel Shifts From Warfare to Lawfare," coverage in Real Clear Politics, November 28, 2014, featuring Adjunct Professor Christina Cerna.

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