September 2, 2019

Australian Gillian Triggs ’72 brings decades of experience as an academic, lawyer, advocate and public policy expert to her new role as assistant high commissioner for protection in the Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees.

Triggs recently served a five-year term as president of the Australian Human Rights Commission. An expert in international law, she has an extensive history of dedicated service to human rights and the refugee cause in Australia, the Asia-Pacific Region and globally.

She holds a bachelor’s degree and a doctorate in law from the University of Melbourne and a master’s degree in law from SMU.

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