International Advisory Board
The distinguished leaders and activists who comprise the Advisory Board are charged with shaping the Center’s work. Representing politics, law, scholarship, activism, the arts, and other fields, the board members' extraordinary diversity of experience provides the Center a unique opportunity to develop ideas that cross usual professional and disciplinary boundaries. The inaugural meeting was March 7, 2000. The Board meets formally on an annual basis.
For bios of the members of the board, click here, or click on a name below.
|Richard J. Goldstone||Justice of the Constitutional Court (retired)||South Africa|
|Theodore C. Sorensen (1928-2010)||Distinguished Lawyer, Author, John F. Kennedy Advisor and Speechwriter||New York|
|Diego Arria||Former Permanent Representative of Venezuela to the United Nations||Venezuela|
|Jules Bernstein '57||Labor Lawyer||Washington D.C.|
|Thomas Buergenthal||Judge of the International Court of Justice||Washington D.C.|
|Hans Corell||Former Under-Secretary-General for Legal Affairs and Legal Counsel of the United Nations||Sweden|
|Kishore Mahbubani||Ambassador and Scholar||National University of Singapore|
|Jamie F. Metzl||Partner, Cranemere LLC and Senior Fellow at the Asia Society||New York|
|Zia Mody||Partner, AZB & Partners||India|
|Sari Nusseibeh||Philosopher and President of Al-Quds University **||Palestine|
President of the Center for Strategies and Security for the Sahel Sahara
|Michael Ratner '66||President Emeritus, Center for Constitutional Rights||New York|
|John Shattuck||President of Central European University||Hungary|
|Gillian Sorensen||Senior Advisor, United Nations Foundation||Washington D.C.|
|Shiranee Tilakawardane||Supreme Court Justice, Sri Lanka||Sri Lanka|
|Norbert Weissberg||Chairman, Package Research Laboratory LLC and Stapling Machines Company LLC||New York|
|Prince Zeid Ra'ad Zeid Al-Hussein||
Permanent Representative of the Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan to the United Nations
** Professor Sari Nusseibeh is currently suspended from the Center's International Advisory Board as a consequence of the suspension of the partnership between Brandeis and Al-Quds University. This suspension is subject to re-evaluation as circumstances change. Details about the suspension of the partnership can be found here.