Institute Core Team and Staff

Institute faculty include award winning authors, educators, and journalists who partner with one of the most diverse student bodies in the country and some of the most impressive organizations in the region to inform policy and practice according to international human rights law, standards, and scholarship. The Institute is administered by the Core Team and informed by an Advisory Board of over 50 Faculty, Center Directors, and Staff--the Human Rights Working Group


Dr. William ArmalineWilliam Armaline, Ph.D.

Director

Associate Professor, Sociology
Founder, SJSU HR Minor Program
william.armaline@sjsu.edu


Dean - Dr. Walt JacobsWalt Jacobs, Ph.D.

Supervising Administrator

Dean, College of Social Sciences
walt.jacobs@sjsu.edu


Halima_KazeemHalima Kazem M.A.

Journalism Coordinator

Lecturer, Journalism and Mass Communications, Justice Studies / Widely published HR journalist
halima.kazem@sjsu.edu


Edith KinneyEdith Kinney, Ph.D., J.D.

Legal Action Coordinator

Associate Professor, Justice Studies
edith.kinney@sjsu.edu


Chtistopher CoxChristopher Cox, M.A.

At-large Core Team Member

Lecturer, Sociology
christopher.cox@sjsu.edu


Ericka AdamsEricka Adams, Ph.D.

At-large Core Team Member

Assistant Professor, Graduate Coordinator,
Justice Studies
ericka.adams@sjsu.edu


MIranda WorthenMiranda Worthen, Ph.D.

Research Coordinator

Associate Professor, Health Science
miranda.worthen@sjsu.edu


Mitchell HawkinsMitchell Hawkins

Website Creator, HRI Graduate Assistant
mitchell.hawkins@sjsu.edu


Melissa McClure FullerMelissa McClure Fuller

HRI and People's Budget San Jose Research Graduate Assistant
melissa.mcclurefuller@sjsu.edu