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Jeremy Perelman

Scholar in Residence, Spring 2023


Jeremy is Associate Professor (with tenure) at the Sciences Po Law School in Paris, France. He has been involved in a variety of research, teaching and advocacy projects in the fields of human rights and development in the U.S., France, South Africa, Ghana, the Democratic Republic of Congo and Latin America. A member of the Paris Bar, Perelman holds Masters degrees in International Law and International Affairs from Stanford Law School and the Fletcher School at Tufts University, as well as a Doctorate (S.J.D.) from Harvard Law School.


His research focuses on the intersection between human rights-based approaches to sustainable development, global economic governance, and social change advocacy in the Global South. He is the co-editor of Stones of Hope: How African Activists Reclaim Human rights to Challenge Global Poverty (with Lucie E. White eds., Stanford University Press, November 2010), a volume co-authored by African human rights advocates and social justice scholars. He has been a recurring Faculty member of the Harvard Law School Institute for Global Law and Policy (IGLP) since 2012, and is an Alliance Visiting Professor at Columbia Law School in the Fall of 2022. He is also the Faculty and Executive Director of the Sciences Po Law School Clinic, and sits on the Editorial Committee of the European Journal of Human Rights.