Carla De YcazaAdjunct Assistant Professor
Carla De Ycaza is an Adjunct Assistant Professor at the Center for Global Affairs and specializes in international human rights law and transitional justice in Africa. She also serves as Editor of the Dialogues on Historical Justice and Memory Research Network at the Institute for the Study of Human Rights at Columbia University. She has worked at various organizations including the Tanenbaum Center for Interreligious Understanding, the Norwegian Refugee Council, and the International Peace Institute. At NYUSPS she teaches courses in human rights, transitional justice, international law, genocide studies, international relations, and African civil wars. She has published in Ufahamu: A Journal of African Studies, the Human Rights Review, Societies Without Borders, the International Studies Review, the African Journal of Conflict Resolution, and the New York International Law Review.
Examine what constitutes torture—still one of the most widespread human rights crimes—and why it is used for coercive interrogation.