SHERMAN TEICHMAN | Strategic Advisor

Sherman Teichman is currently a senior fellow at the Carr Center for Human Rights Policy at Harvard University’s Kennedy School. He focuses on the nexus between corruption and human rights, and is running a study group entitled “Confronting Corruption in Defense of Human Rights."

Working with the Carr Center, the Global Anticorruption Lab at the Harvard Law School, the Northeastern School of Criminology and Criminal Justice, the Human Rights Foundation, Oxfam, and the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace, he will enact educational programming and policy initiatives.

As a strategic adviser for the Human Rights Foundation, special emphasis will be given to provide research opportunities to students on corruption, and other human rights themes, especially through the Oslo Scholars Program, an initiative he created for the Human Rights Foundation.

As a senior fellow at the Wallenberg Centre for Human Rights in Montreal, Teichman will continue his work on behalf of prisoners of conscience and on combating all forms of persecution, discrimination and antisemitism.

Teichman is a non-resident research associate in the Department of Politics and International Relations at the University of Oxford, in association with their Centre for Technology and Global Affairs. He will address the Centre's interests on artificial intelligence, cyber, robotics, and nuclear, resonating the Pugwash Conferences ethos, probing the intersection of science, technology, ethics, and international security.

As a senior fellow for the Lichtenstein Institute of Strategic Development, he will buttress its Academic Academy outreach on global urban, sustainability and environmental concerns.

Among Teichman’s other positions, he is a strategic advisor for RefugePoint, working on rescue and resettlement issues; a Steering Committee member of the Israeli-Palestinian organization, Combatants for Peace; an Advisory Board member of the Council for European Studies; a Board member of VII Photo Agency Foundation; and advisor to Hackernest, organizing special cause hackathons tackling global issues, and the Mind/Brain Center on War and Humanity at Stony Brook.

Teichman has had a distinguished educational career for five decades, working on diverse security issues including international terrorism, the Israel-Palestine dispute, 21st century conflict, civil-military relations, and global health and security.

For the last thirty years, Teichman was the founding director (emeritus since 2016) of the Institute for Global Leadership at Tufts University, acknowledged by the Carnegie Corpor ation of New York, as the "proven breeding ground for the next generation of international relations and international security leadership."