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About Hope Lewis

Hope Lewis, Professor of Law, is a leading expert on public international law. A human rights scholar and advocate for more than two decades, she co-founded the law school's Program on Human Rights and the Global Economy. Her primary areas of interest are international law, human rights, and critical approaches to identity and the law (i.e., race, gender, culture, and transnational migration). She co-authored Human Rights and the Global Marketplace: Economic, Social, and Cultural Dimensions, a recipient of the 2008 US Human Rights Network Notable Contribution to Human Rights Scholarship Award. Lewis also co-edits the online abstracts journal Human Rights and the Global Economy and regularly contributes to IntLawGrrls, the international law professors' blog.


Present Professor of Law, Northeastern University

Curriculum Vitae

Research Interests

International law, Human rights, and Critical approaches to identity and the law

Honors and Awards

  • 2001 Haywood Burns-Shanara Gilbert Award

Contact Information

20 Cargill Hall
Northeastern University
400 Huntington Ave.
Boston, MA 02115


Articles (21)

Contributions to Books (1)