Professor of the Practice of Health and Human Rights
Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health
Jeremiah Smith Jr. Lecturer in Law
Harvard Law School
Jacqueline Bhabha, JD, MsC is the Director of Research at the Harvard FXB Center for Health and Human Rights, Professor of the Practice of Health and Human Rights at the Harvard School of Public Health, the Jeremiah Smith Jr. Lecturer in Law at Harvard Law School, and an Adjunct Lecturer in Public Policy at the Harvard Kennedy School. From 1997 to 2001, Bhabha directed the Human Rights Program at the University of Chicago. Prior to 1997, she was a practicing human rights lawyer in London and at the European Court of Human Rights in Strasbourg.
She has published extensively on issues of transnational child migration, refugee protection, children’s rights and citizenship. She is the author of Can We Solve the Migration Crisis? (2018), Child Migration and Human Rights in a Global Age (2014), co-editor of the Research Handbook on Child Migration (2018) and editor of Human Rights and Adolescence (2014) and Children Without A State (2011). Bhabha co-chairs Harvard’s Scholars at Risk Program and is the former and founding chair of the Scholars at Risk Network. She serves on board of World Peace Foundation and the Journal of Refugee Studies, and is a frequent adviser to UNHCR, UNICEF, IOM and civil society organizations working on forced migration-related issues.