Chiseche Mibenge

Chiseche Salome Mibenge received her PhD in International Human Rights Law from Utrecht University’s School of Law in 2010. She is the author of Sex and International Tribunals: The Erasure of Gender from the War Narrative’ (Penn Press, 2013). As part of her doctoral research, Chiseche conducted fieldwork in Rwanda and Sierra Leone and clerked at the UN International Criminal Tribunal for the former Yugoslavia. Her current position, Director of Community Engaged Learning for Human Rights at Stanford University, is a partnership between the Vice Provost of Undergraduate Education and Haas Center for Public Service. Prior to Stanford, Chiseche was an Assistant Professor of Political Science at the City University of New York. Her community service in NYC included volunteering as an advocate for survivors in emergency departments under the North Central Bronx Hospital Sexual Assault Treatment Program. She is also a creative nonfiction writer and is an awardee of the Bronx Council on the Arts (BRIO 2015), and the Columbia Journal Winter Contest Winner for her story ‘The Protected Party’ (Columbia Journal, Spring 2017).