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Professor of Law, Georgia State University

Jonathan Todres is a Distinguished University Professor and Professor of Law at Georgia State University College of Law. His research focuses on children’s rights and child well-being. He has authored numerous publications on child trafficking and related forms of child exploitation, the implementation of children’s rights law, human rights education, and legal and cultural constructs of childhood. He is co-author of "Preventing Child Trafficking: A Public Health Approach" (Johns Hopkins University Press, 2019) and "Human Rights in Children’s Literature: Imagination and the Narrative of Law" (Oxford University Press, 2016). Professor Todres serves as a regular advisor to nongovernmental organizations working to address various children’s rights issues. He is also a member of the Board on Children, Youth, and Families of the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine. Professor Todres is a past chair of both the Section on International Human Rights and the Section on Children and the Law of the Association of American Law Schools. In 2018, he served as a Fulbright Scholar in residence at University College Cork in Ireland. He holds a J.D. from Columbia Law School and a B.A. (International Development) from Clark University.

Experience

  • –present
    Professor of Law, Georgia State University

Education

  • 1999 
    Columbia Law School, J.D.