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Launch of the Coalition: Presentations

January 14, 2009: Opening Plenary  (Audio)

  • Alan Leshner, Chief Executive Officer of the American Association for the Advancement of Science
  • Mercedes Doretti, co-founder of the Argentine Forensic Anthropology Team, and 2007 MacArthur “Genius Award” recipient
  • Sidney Verba, Carl H. Pforzheimer University Professor Emeritus and Research Professor of Government at Harvard University, and current Chair of the Committee on Human Rights of the National Academies
  • Mary Robinson, former United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights, and former President of Ireland

January 15 (Audio)

January 16 (Audio)

  • “Where do we go from here?”: Brad Miller, American Chemical Society, and Susan Hinkins, American Statistical Association
  • “Closing remarks”: Douglas Richardson, Association of American Geographers, and Mona Younis, AAAS Science and Human Rights Program