Director of SMU's Human Rights Program
Rick Halperin is a recognized international authority on the death penalty, genocide, slavery, human trafficking, torture and human rights.
He is a past Chair of the Board of Directors of Amnesty International, USA. He served on the Board of Directors for several organizations, including the National Coalition to Abolish the Death Penalty, Human Rights Initiative, Capital Punishment Investigation and Education Services, Jefferson-Titus Refugee Foundation, Center for Survivors of Torture and the International Rescue Committee.
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