March 6-8, 2019
University of San Diego
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Chiseche Mibenge

Stanford University
Director Community Engaged Learning
Dr. Mibenge is a human rights lawyer and educator. She has taught undergraduate and graduate level human rights courses at the City University of New York’s Graduate Center and Lehman College in the Department of Political Science and more recently in the Human Rights Masters Program at USF School of Education. She has been invited as a visiting scholar to numerous research centers including the National University of Rwanda’s Center for Conflict Management and Bradford University’s Center for African Peace and Conflict Studies. Dr. Mibenge has published widely on the subject of gender based violence in armed conflict. She is the co-editor of the book series 'Human Rights Interventions' (Palgrave Macmillan) and her book 'Sex and International Tribunals: The Erasure of Gender from the War Narrative' was published by University of Pennsylvania Press. In 2015 she was awarded a grant by the Bronx Council of the Arts in support of her creative writing project, and in 2016 her short story 'The Protected Party' was awarded first prize for creative nonfiction and published by Columbia: A Journal of Literature and Art. Dr. Mibenge is a board member of Episcopal Relief and Development and will represent Presiding Bishop Michael Curry as an Episcopal delegate at the 63rd session of the UN Commission on the Status of Women in Spring 2019.