Dr. Bonny Ibhawoh

Dr. Bonny Ibhawoh, Professor & Senator William McMaster Chair in Global Human Rights, McMaster University

Dr. Bonny Ibhawoh - Professor & Senator William McMaster Chair in Global Human Rights: McMaster UniversityDr. Bonny Ibhawoh is Professor and Senator William McMaster Chair in Global Human Rights at McMaster University, Canada. He Chairs the United Nations Expert Mechanism on the Right to Development in the UN Human Rights Office in Geneva. With over 30 years experience as human rights educator, policy maker and practitioner, he has taught in Universities in Africa, Europe, the United States and Canada. He is the Project Director for Participedia, a global scholarly network on democratic innovation. He is currently the Director of McMaster University’s Centre for Human Rights and Restorative Justice. Dr. Ibhawoh was previously Associate Dean and Acting Associate Vice-President (Research) at McMaster University. He is a member of the College of Scholars of the Royal Society of Canada.