Speaker Profile

Naureen Shah

Naureen Shah
Associate Director, Counterterrorism & Human Rights Project
Human Rights Institute, Columbia Law School

Naureen Shah is a lecturer-in-law and the Associate Director of the Counterterrorism & Human Rights Project at Columbia Law School's Human Rights Institute. She is co-author of two reports on drone strikes: The Civilian Impact of Drones with the Center for Civilians in Conflict and Counting Drone Strike Deaths, a study of civilian casualty estimates. She has also recently conducted research and advocacy on related issues such as terrorism prosecutions in the United States, national security detention practices and torture.