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Judith Gearhart Senior Researcher in Residence School of International Service

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SIS - School of International Service
**Master of International Affairs with a certificate in Iberian and Latin American Studies, Columbia University;
**Bachelor of Science in Business Administration with a minor in French, Saint Joseph's University

Favorite Spot on Campus
gardens in front of SIS
Judy Gearhart is a visiting scholar at the Accountability Research Center (ARC) since 2020 and an adjunct professor at Columbia University since 2001, co-teaching the course Human Rights and the Politics of Inequality. Previously Ms. Gearhart served nine years as the executive director at the International Labor Rights Forum and twelve as the programs director at Social Accountability International. She has worked for UNICEF, the International Labour Organization, and grassroots NGOs in Mexico and Honduras on trade, labor rights, gender equity, and democratic participation. Her current research is focused on the nexus between government and corporate accountability and transnational organizing strategies.
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Spring 2022

  • SIS-793 Practicum in Int'l Affairs: Human Rgts in Seafood Indstry