Eileen Doherty-Sil, PhD

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Instructor, Penn LPS Online

Dr. Eileen Doherty-Sil is a senior lecturer in political science and faculty director of the core and Africa general program at the Joseph H. Lauder Institute of Management and International Studies. Prior to joining Lauder, she was the associate director of undergraduate studies in the University of Pennsylvania’s political science department. Dr. Doherty-Sil has over twenty years of experience in executive education, including at Case Western Reserve University’s Weatherhead School of Management, where she has taught courses in conflict and cooperation in the global arena as well as theory and practice of collective action.

Dr. Doherty-Sil’s research focuses on international human rights law, especially questions of refugee law, business and human rights, and the international politics of human rights. She has written and taught extensively on these issues; her current book project focuses on the global governance of business and human rights. Dr. Doherty-Sil earned her PhD in political science from the University of California, Berkeley, where she was an IGCC Ford Foundation Fellow in Multilateral Cooperation. She is the recipient of multiple teaching awards.