John Norton Pomeroy Professor of Law

Philip Alston is the John Norton Pomeroy Professor of Law and a leading global scholar on human rights. He has conducted fact-finding in dozens of countries and has served on numerous UN bodies. From 2004 to 2010, he was UN Special Rapporteur on extrajudicial executions, and since 2014 he has served as UN Special Rapporteur on extreme poverty and human rights. He is Co-Chair and Faculty Director of the Center for Human Rights and Global Justice.

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