Kristine Huskey is the former Director of the Anti-Torture Program at Physicians for Human Rights, where she led the organization’s advocacy for strengthening international human rights norms in US national security law, policy and practice. She is also the visiting Associate Clinical Professor and Director at the Veterans’ Advocacy Clinic at the James E. Rogers College of Law at The University of Arizona. Previously, she served as an adjunct professor on national security at Georgetown University Law Center and also previously served as a law professor and the Director of the National Security Clinic at The University of Texas School of Law, where she supervised students on casework including Guantánamo, military commissions, torture, and illegal rendition. She also provided pro bono representation to several Guantánamo detainees and is the author of Justice at Guantanamo: One Woman’s Odyssey and Her Crusade for Human Rights.
Huskey received her J.D. from The University of Texas School of Law and her Bachelor of Arts in Political Science from Columbia University.