Lisa Davis is an Associate Professor of Law and Co-Director of the Human Rights & Gender Justice Clinic (formerly named International Women’s Human Rights Clinic) at the City University of New York.
Professor Davis has written and reported extensively on international human rights and gender issues, including women’s rights and LGBTIQ+ rights, with a focus on peace building and security issues in conflict and disaster settings. Lisa has testified before U.S. Congress, U.K. Parliament, the Inter-American Commission on Human Rights and various international human rights bodies. Lisa is also a member of the JRR-UN Women SGBV Justice Experts Roster. In 2016, Professor Davis was elected by their peers to deliver the civil society statement for the U.N. Security Council’s open debate on the use of sexual violence in conflict situations.