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Daniel Rothenberg
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Managing Director of International Projects
International Human Rights Law Institute
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Daniel Rothenberg is the Managing Director of International Projects at the International Human Rights Law Institute (IHRLI) at DePaul University College of Law where he designs, funds and manages rule of law and human rights projects. Over the past five years, he has developed projects with combined budgets of over $14 million involving as many as 60 field-based staff in Afghanistan, Iraq and various countries in Latin America. These projects focus on: large scale human rights data collection and analysis; rule of law training for NGOs; legal education reform; indigenous rights; gender justice; litigation using the Inter-American Human Rights system, and; policy research. Before coming to DePaul, he was a Senior Fellow at the Orville H. Schell, Jr. Center for International Human Rights at Yale Law School, an Assistant Professor in the Department of Anthropology at the University of Michigan, and a Fellow in the Michigan Society of Fellows. His research and writing focuses on transitional justice issues, particularly truth commissions, amnesty laws, tribunals and reparations, as well as labor migration, moral panics, genocide and social responses to institutionalized violence. He is the author of With These Hands: The Hidden World of Migrant Farmworkers Today (Harcourt Brace) and the forthcoming Memory of Silence (Palgrave).

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