Elisa Massimino appointed to lead Georgetown Law’s Human Rights Institute

June 29, 2021

WASHINGTON – Longtime human rights advocate and former Human Rights First President and CEO Elisa Massimino has been named executive director of Georgetown University Law Center’s Human Rights Institute.


“We are excited to welcome veteran human rights lawyer Elisa Massimino to the Georgetown faculty and to this new role with the Human Rights Institute,” said Georgetown Law Dean William M. Treanor. “Elisa’s decades of leadership experience and record of accomplishment, along with her passion for engaging and mentoring students, will be a tremendous asset to our students, faculty, and the human rights community.”

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