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Anja Mihr Center On Governance Through Human Rights, Humboldt-Viadrina Governance Platform Berlin, Germany, Utrecht University, Netherlands, The Hague Institute For Global Justice

Anja Mihr (Ph.D.) is DAAD Associate Professor at the OSCE Academy in Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan, for Human Rights, Governance, Public Policy and Transitional Justice. She is the Founder and Program Director of the HUMBOLDT-VIADRINA Center on Governance through Human Rights in Berlin in Germany. She has held professorships at the Willy-Brandt School of Public Policy, Erfurt University, Germany and at the Netherlands Institute of Human Rights (SIM), University of Utrecht, Netherlands.  Mihr has been Head of the Rule of Law department at The Hague Institute for Global Justice and carried out a number of Visiting Professorships for Human Rights and Public Policy such as at Peking University Law School in China, as well as at SIPA, Columbia University in New York. Anja Mihr was the European Program Director for the European MA Degree in Human Rights and Democratization (E.MA) at the Global Campus for Human Rights, Italy. She received her Ph.D. in Political Sciences from the Free University in Berlin, Germany, in 2001. 

She has published several books and articles on international human rights regimes and law, human rights education, transitional justice, and Civil Society Organizations and has been editor of the two-volume International Handbook of Human rights and the European Yearbook of Human Rights, the German Journal for Human Rights, the OSCE Academy annual book series in Transformation and Development in the OSCE region.