Professor Louise Chappell is based in the Law School UNSW Sydney where she is the Director of the Australian Human Rights Institute. Louise's research focuses on institutional gender justice in local, national and international settings.
Elaine Pearson is an Adjunct Lecturer with the Australian Human Rights Centre at UNSW's Law Faculty. She is also the Australia Director at Human Rights Watch. Based in Sydney, Elaine regularly briefs journalists and policy makers on matters of domestic and foreign policy and human rights. Elaine writes frequently for numerous publications and her articles have appeared in Newsweek, the Wall Street Journal, the Guardian and the Australian. From 2007 to 2012 she was the Deputy Director of Human Rights Watch's Asia Division based in New York.
Prior to joining Human Rights Watch, Elaine worked for the United Nations and various non-governmental organizations in Asia and London.
Elaine is on the Board of the Global Alliance Against Traffic in Women.
Responsible for firing the first bullet in the Nisour Square massacre in 2007, former Blackwater security contractor Nicholas Slatten was sentenced Wednesday to life in federal prison. Last year, Slatten was convicted of first-degree murder...