There is a rich and growing literature on economic and social rights, primarily in the field of law, and more recently in the field of political science.  Many people have thought long and hard and well about the diffusion and implementation of economic and social rights.  The Advisory Board is made up of many such people, who have agreed to provide guidance and advice to this project.

Philip G. Alston
John Norton Pomeroy Professor of Law
New York University School of Law
Co-chair, NYU Center for Human Rights and Global Justice
United Nations Special Rapporteur on Extrajudicial, Summary or Arbitrary Executions

Daniel Brinks
Associate Professor
University of Texas at Austin

Manuel José Cepeda Espinosa
Universidad de los Andes
Constitutional Court of Colombia (2001-2009)

Rebecca Cook

Chair in International Human Rights Law
Faculty of Law, University of Toronto
Co-Director, International Programme on Reproductive and Sexual Health Law
Professor, Faculty of Medicine

Christian Courtis

Human Rights Officer
UN High Commissioner for Human Rights
University of Buenos Aires Law School

Dennis Davis
High Court of South Africa
Labour Appeals Court
University of Cape Town Faculty of Law

William Forbath

Lloyd M. Bentsen Chair in Law
University of Texas School of Law
Board of Directors, American Society for Legal History

Varun Gauri
Senior Economist
Development Research Group
World Bank

Ran Hirschl
Professor of Political Science and Law
University of Toronto
Senior Canada Research Chair
Constitutionalism, Democracy, and Development

Karl Klare
George J. & Kathleen Waters Matthews Distinguished University Professor
Northeastern University School of Law

Malcolm Langford
Socio-Economic Rights Program
Research Fellow
Norwegian Centre for Human Rights

Patrick Macklem

William C. Graham Professor of Law
University of Toronto School of Law
Visiting Professor
Central European University

JC Mubangizi
Deputy Vice-Chancellor
Head of College
University of KwaZulu-Natal

Guy Mundlak
Professor of Law
Faculty of Law
Tel Aviv University

Flavia Piovesan

Professor of Constitutional Law and Human Rights
Pontifical Catholic University of São Paolo
Humboldt Foundation George Foster Research Fellow

Wojciech Sadurski

Challis Professor in Jurisprudence
Sydney Law School
Centre for Europe, University of Warsaw