Erin B. Corcoran
Executive Director, Warren B. Rudman Center for Justice, Leadership and Public Policy
Professor of Law
Erin. B. Corcoran is the University of New Hampshire School of Law’s first full-time Executive Director of the Warren B. Rudman Center for Justice, Leadership and Public Policy. She most recently worked on professional staff of the U.S. Senate Committee on Appropriations where she was responsible for the Department of Justice legal accounts, and related agencies including U.S. Commission on Civil Rights, the Equal Employment Opportunities Commission and Legal Services Corporation. Prior to working on the Appropriations Committee, Corcoran served as Counsel to U.S. Senator Barbara A. Mikulski.
Professor Corcoran also served as Staff Attorney for Human Rights First, where she managed the Washington D.C. Asylum Representation Program. In addition, She worked for the Hebrew Immigrant Aid Society in New York City representing detained and non-detained refugees seeking asylum in the United States. Professor Corcoran was a consultant to the UN High Commissioner for Refugees in Zambia.
Professor Corcoran has taught at George Washington College of Law, American University, Washington College of Law, and has spent several years as Public Interest Law Scholar Mentor at Georgetown University Law Center. Her scholarship and presentations have centered on international human rights, with special focus on refugee and humanitarian protection for vulnerable populations.