Theresa Harris is the Executive Director of Human Rights USA, a non-profit human rights impact litigation group based in Washington, DC. Theresa’s work with Human Rights USA builds on years of human rights activism and community organizing. Her previous experience includes coordinating Amnesty International USA’s Middle East Regional Action Network, outreach and publicity as a volunteer for the Florida Center for Survivors of Torture, and teaching English to refugees in Florida through Catholic Charities Refugee Resettlement Program. She is a member of the board of directors of Amnesty International USA as well as the World Organization Against Torture's General Assembly. Theresa received her J.D. from American University Washington College of Law, where she was a Public Interest/Public Service Scholar, an editor of the Human Rights Brief, and a member of the Center for Human Rights & Humanitarian Law Student Advisory Board. She holds a Master of Science in Planning from the University of Tennessee and graduated Phi Beta Kappa from Florida State University with a Bachelor of Arts degree in Anthropology.