ISCI is a cross-disciplinary research centre working to further our understanding of state crime: organisational deviance violating human rights

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Jennifer Leaning

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Jennifer Leaning is a Non-Executive Director of ISCI. Dr Leaning graduated from Radcliffe College in 1968, Harvard School of Public Health in 1970 and from University of Chicago Pritzker School of Medicine in 1975 (MA). She is Co-Director of Harvard Humanitarian Initiative and an Associate Professor of Medicine at Harvard Medical School. Dr Leaning’s research and policy interests include issues of public health, medical ethics, and early warning in response to war and disaster, human rights and international humanitarian law in crisis settings, and problems of human security in the context of forced migration and conflict. Dr Leaning is Visiting Editor of the British Medical Journal, serves on the editorial board of Health and Human Rights, and is a member of the Board of Syndics at Harvard University Press.