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Jacqueline Bhabha

Professor of the Practice of Health and Human Rights at Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health

Areas of expertise

  • Transnational child migration
  • Refugee protection
  • Children’s rights and citizenship
  • Adolescents at risk of violence

Major works

Can We Solve the Migration Crisis? (Polity Press, 2018) Child Migration & Human Rights in a Global Age (Princeton University Press, 2014) Human Rights and Adolescence (University of Pennsylvania Press, 2014) Children Without A State (MIT Press, 2011)

About Me

Jacqueline Bhabha is the Professor of the Practice of Health and Human Rights at the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health. She is also the Director of Research at Harvard’s François-Xavier Bagnoud Center for Health and Human Rights, the Jeremiah Smith, Jr. Lecturer at Harvard Law School, and an adjunct lecturer in public policy at the Harvard Kennedy School. She received a first class honors degree and an MSc from Oxford University, and a JD from the College of Law in London. From 1997 to 2001 Bhabha founded and directed the Human Rights Program at the University of Chicago. Prior to 1997, she was a practicing human rights lawyer in London and at the European Court of Human Rights in Strasbourg. She serves on the board of the Scholars at Risk Network, the World Peace Foundation and the Journal of Refugee Studies.

Courses and Programs taught by Jacqueline Bhabha