Janine Moussa

Part-Time Professor of Women's, Gender, and Sexuality Studies


Email: Janine Moussa
Office Phone: (202) 994-3547
2140 G St. NW Washington DC 20052

Janine Moussa is a part-time Professor of Women's, Gender, and Sexuality Studies at the George Washington University. Professor Moussa is a human rights lawyer with over 15 years' experience in women's human rights. Prior to taking up her position with the GWI, she co-founded and co-directed the Due Diligence Project on State obligation to end violence against women. Previous work experiences include serving as Senior Program Specialist, violence against women, with the Division for the Advancement of Women (now UN Women); Senior Program Officer, international advocacy, with IWRAW Asia Pacific, a Malaysian based CSO working towards the implementation of the CEDAW Convention in the region and globally; and as a legal consultant for the Inter-American Commission for Human Rights and the Organization of the American States. Professor Moussa has spent several year living years living and working abroad, namely in South East Asia and the Middle East, where she worked on micro-enterprise and vocational training programs with women refugees.

Bachelor of Arts Degree, McGill University

Juris Doctor, Cum Laude, Washington College of Law of American University.