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Professor Beth Van Schaack

Professor Beth Van Schaack is a Visiting Professor at the Stanford Law School after stepping down as Deputy to the Ambassador-at-Large for War Crimes Issues in the Office of Global Criminal Justice of the U.S. Department of State. In that capacity, she helped to advise the Secretary of State and the Under Secretary for Civilian Security, Democracy and Human Rights on the formulation of U.S. policy regarding the prevention of and accountability for mass atrocities. Prior to her State Department appointment, Van Schaack was Professor of Law at Santa Clara University School of Law, and was also a law clerk with the Office of the Prosecutor of the International Criminal Tribunal for the Former Yugoslavia.

Articles by Professor Beth Van Schaack