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Media Inquiries

The Center's directors take media inquiries on their areas of expertise detailed below.  Inquiries may be directed to Center Assistant Director Timothy Karcz at


David Hollenbach, S.J.
Director and University Chair in Human Rights and International Justice
Areas of expertise: refugees, forced migration, religion, ethics and human rights, and international affairs.



Daniel Kanstroom
Associate Director, Director of the Boston College Law School International Human Rights Program and Clinical Professor of Law
Areas of expertise: U.S. immigration law, post-deportation, criminal law, and European citizenship and asylum law.


M. Brinton Lykes
Associate Director, Professor of Community-Cultural Psychology at the Lynch School of Education
Areas of expertise: Psychosocial effects of state-sponsored terror and organized violence; human rights policy and mental health interventions; participatory action research and community-based strategies for change; immigration and effects of deportation and threat of deportation on families and communities; gender, culture, and theories of the self.