Gary Haugen on Human Rights

Monday, April 5, 2010 - 12:15pm - 1:20pm
Room I

Gary Haugen serves as President and CEO of International Justice Mission. IJM is a human rights agency that secures justice for victims of slavery, sexual exploitation and other forms of violent oppression. IJM lawyers, investigators and aftercare professionals work with local governments to ensure victim rescue, to prosecute perpetrators and to strengthen the community and civic factors that promote functioning public justice systems. 

Mr. Haugen received a B.A. in Social Studies, magna cum laude, from Harvard University, and a J.D. from the University of Chicago, cum laude, where he was the Ford Foundation Scholar in International Law. He also served as the Visiting Scholar in Politics at the University of Adelaide in Australia. He is currently teaching a course at UChicago Law.

Presented as part of the Text and Truth series by the Christian Legal Society, InterVarsity, and Trinity United Church.