Robert K McAndrews
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New England Schoolof Law, Boston,Massachusetts
Concentration: International Law
Syracuse University, Maxwell School of Citizenship and Public Affairs, Syracuse, NewYork
Ph.D., Social Science, August 1985
Concentration: Public Policy
Syracuse University, School of Social Work, Syracuse,New York
M.S.W.,Social Work, May 1971
Concentration: Community Organization and Planning
Political Asylum/ImmigrationRepresentation Project, Boston, Massachusetts(2003-present)– an independent,non-profit corporation providing legal services to asylum seekers and individuals facing deportation.
North Shore CommunityMediation, Salem, Massachusetts(1995-present): Volunteer mediator in Salem District Court and Lynn Juvenile Court.
ASAPROSAR Development Fund,Inc.,Beverly, Massachusetts - an independent, non-profit corporation providingmaterial and financial support to ASAPROSAR (the Spanish acronym for theSalvadoran Association for Rural Health) in Santa Ana, El Salvador. Founding member, Board member since 1995.
The Holocaust Center, Boston North Inc., Peabody, Massachusetts - anindependent, non-profit corporation providing educational services concerningthe Holocaust, genocide, human rights, and bigotry. President, Board ofDirectors since 1998.
Physicians for Human Rights, Boston, Massachusetts – Human rightsinvestigations and advocacy; member of the International Forensics Program,Disappeared Persons.
Pro-Búsqueda Association, San Salvador, El Salvador – Humanrights investigations and advocacy for disappeared persons; liaison representative forSalvadoran-Americans residing in the United States.
Salem State College,School of Social Work, and the Interdisciplinary Studies Department, Salem, Massachusetts, Professor of Social Work, (1992-present).
Center for Holocaust and Genoicde Studies, co-coordinator.
Social Work Courses: Practice II (macro): Human and CulturalDiversity; Older Adult and End-of-Life Care Policies and Programs;Social Research; Social Work and Law; Conflict Resolution.
Interdisciplinary StudiesCourses: Post-WWII Genocides; Human Rights and International Law; Genocide, War Crimes, and International Law; Refugee and Asylum Law, Policies, and Programs.
Asylum Law Reform, New England Journal of International & Comparative Law, 8 (2002):103-124.
Memorandum of Law: International Law and State Practice Concerning Exclusions From RefugeeProtection of Accused Persons, Rwandan War Crimes Prosecution Office,Arusha, Tanzania, April 2002.
Panelist: HarvardUniversity Committee onHuman RightsStudies,Conference: “Children Without a State: A HumanRightsChallenge,” June2008.
Paperand Panelist: 2007 Policy Conference, Washington D.C.: “The Detention and Deportation of AsylumSeekers,” May 2007.
Paper:TheCenter for New North Carolinians, University ofNorthCarolina,Greensboro: “Critical Issues of Immigration, RefugeeandAsylumReform,” October 2007.
Article: SalemStatement: “El Salvador’s Civil War and thePursuit of Justice,” Fall 2007.
American and Massachusetts BarAssociations
American Society of InternationalLaw
American ImmigrationLawyers Association