A Guardian of Global Rights

A Guardian of Global Rights

Alison Brysk
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August 152016
Alison Brysk
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For her outstanding work in human rights scholarship and mentoring, Brysk, the Mellichamp Professor of Global Governance in the Department of Global Studies at UCSB, has received the International Studies Association’s (ISA) 2015-2016 Distinguished Scholar in Human Rights Award. Representing over 100 countries, ISA has more than 6,500 members worldwide and is the most widely known and respected scholarly association in the field. The Distinguished Scholar Award recognizes an individual whose “lifetime achievements in scholarship, teaching, and mentoring have made a significant impact on the field of human rights.”