Faculty & Staff

Academic Co-Directors

Eileen Babbitt is Assistant Professor of International Politics and Director of the International Negotiation and Conflict Resolution Program at Fletcher, and an Associate of the Program on Negotiation at Harvard Law School. Previously, she was Director of Education and Training at the U.S. Institute of Peace, and Deputy Director of the Program on International Conflict Analysis and Resolution at the Weatherhead Center for International Affairs at Harvard University. She teaches negotiation; mediation; and international intervention for conflict prevention, management, and peace-building.
[Web] Email:eileen.babbitt@tufts.edu

Hurst Hannum is Professor of International Law and has taught courses on international human rights law, peacekeeping, international organizations, self-determination, and nationalism. He is the editor of Guide to International Human Rights Practice (4th ed. forthcoming 2004) and author of Autonomy, Sovereignty, and Self-Determination: The Accommodation of Conflicting Rights (rev. ed. 1996), and International Human Rights: Problems of Law, Policy, and Process (3d ed. 1995, with Richard B. Lillich). He has served as a board member of Amnesty International-USA, the International Human Rights Law Group, and the International Service for Human Rights and has consulted with the United Nations and OSCE on minority rights and the situations in Afghanistan, East Timor, Western Sahara, and Bosnia-Hercegovina.
[Web] E-mail: hurst.hannum@tufts.edu

Program Director

Amy R. West is Program Director at the Center for Human Rights and Conflict Resolution at Tufts University's Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy. She is a graduate of the Fletcher School of Law & Diplomacy, with concentrations in Human Rights & Refugee Studies and Comparative Political Analysis. She has nine years of comparative policy experience working with refugees, asylum-seekers and victims of torture in Africa, the Caribbean, Europe and the United States. In addition, she has been a Consultant for ARTICLE 19: The Global Campaign for Free Expression, a free-lance writer for SARAI Reader, and volunteers with a non-profit organization supporting HIV/AIDS clinics in sub-Saharan Africa.
E-mail: amy_r.west@tufts.edu