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UUSC Experts/Interview Subjects
UUSC staff members deal with numerous timely human-rights issues, focusing on four major program areas as well as other significant domestic and foreign policy issues. Available as interview subjects for print and electronic media, UUSC’s president and key program, policy, and advocacy staff members can offer background and analysis based on many years of experience as human-rights defenders.
To arrange an interview with a UUSC staff person, contact Paul Twitchell, director of communications, at 617-868-6600 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
The following is a list of UUSC staff experts available for interviews and their areas of special expertise.
William F. Schulz, UUSC
President and CEO
UUSC policies and positions on major public issues and human-rights trends in United States and internationally; overview of UUSC’s major program areas (civil liberties, economic justice, environmental justice, rights in humanitarian crises); and UUSC advocacy campaigns (Haiti earthquake recovery, human right to water, living/minimum wage).
Anna Bartlett, Associate for Civil Liberties
Civil liberties in post 9-11 world, especially the erosion of civil liberties for Muslims in the United Sates and Muslim human-rights activists in the Middle East, ending torture, and supporting torture survivors.
Atema Eclai, Director of
Overview of UUSC programs, human-rights issues in the United States and worldwide, and human-rights trends.
Wendy Flick, Manager of
Haiti Emergency Response
UUSC’s response to the Haiti earthquake humanitarian crisis, UUSC’s unique approach, and Haiti Volunteer Program.
Ariel Jacobson, Senior
Associate for Economic Justice
Workers’ rights, minimum- and living-wage campaigns, fair trade, and shareholder advocacy.
Program Manager for Environmental Justice
Human right to water, climate change, global warming, shareholder advocacy, and international law.
Manager of Public Policy and Washington, D.C., representative
UUSC program and advocacy initiatives, UUSC campaigns, and legislative updates and analysis.
Martha Thompson, Program Manager for Rights in Humanitarian Crises Natural and man-made disasters, Gulf Coast (Hurricanes Katrina/Rita) recovery, Darfur genocide, Myanmar cyclone, Pakistan earthquake, Indian Ocean tsunami recovery, Gaza crisis, Uganda peace building, Pakistan flooding, and Haiti earthquake.