Adjunct Associate Professor of Public Administration
Louis Bickford manages the Global Human Rights program at the Ford Foundation. Prior to joining the Foundation in 2012, he served on the executive leadership team at the Robert F. Kennedy Center for Justice and Human Rights and, before that, was a founding staff member and director of the Policymakers and Civil Society unit at the International Center for Transitional Justice where he developed capacity building programs in every world region. Bickford teaches regular graduate seminars on memory, human rights, and transitional justice. He received a Ph.D. from McGill University and a master's degree from the New School, both in political science.