B.A., Columbia University; J.D., University of Texas. Professor Huskey is a national security consultant, working on issues such as preventive detention, private military and security contractors and international war crimes tribunals. She also represents a Guantanamo detainee and the Holy Land Foundation, a well-known Muslim charity, convicted of material support for terrorism in one of the largest terrorism financing trials in U.S. history. Professor Huskey is the Founder and former Director of the National Security Clinic at the University of Texas School of Law and the author of Justice at GuantÃ¡namo: One Woman's Odyssey and Her Crusade for Human Rights. She spent eight years practicing international litigation and arbitration at Shearman & Sterling in Washington, D.C. and has taught national security law and policy, international human rights and humanitarian law, and international law at the University of Texas School of Law, George Washington Law School, Howard University Law School, Washington College of Law at American University, and Victoria University Law School in Wellington, New Zealand. She has represented nineteen individuals detained at GuantÃ¡namo, including Omar Khadr and a group of Kuwaiti citizens in the seminal Rasul v. Bush case, in which the U.S. Supreme Court held in 2004 that the GuantÃ¡namo detainees have a right to challenge their detentions. Professor Huskey has appeared on CNN, C-SPAN, BBC, NPR and other media to discuss GuantÃ¡namo and other national security and human rights issues, and has published widely on related topics. She is a contributing author to One of the Guys: Women as Aggressors and Torturers, as well as The GuantÃ¡namo Lawyers: Inside a Prison Outside the Law; she was featured as a "Woman to Watch" in Marie Claire magazine in December 2006; she was profiled in Texas Lawyer and Turning Wheel; and she was the subject of "Working Women" on ABC News. Professor Huskey is also an Associate at the Robert S. Strauss Center for International Security and Law and a member of the Board of Directors at The Constitution Project.
- "A Strategic Imperative: Legal Representation of Unprivileged Enemy Belligerents in Status Determination Proceedings," 11 Santa Clara Journal of International Law 195, 2012.
- "Accountability for Private Military and Security Contractors in the International Legal Regime," Criminal Justice Ethics 31, no. 3 (2012): 193-212.
- "United States: Law and Policy Governing Private Military Contractors after 9/11," with Scott Sullivan in Multilevel Regulation of Military and Security Contractors, Ed. Christine Bakker and Mirko Sossai, 2012.
- Justice at Guantanamo: One Woman's Odyssey and Her Crusade for Human Rights, The Lyons Press, 2009.
- "Standards and Procedures for Classifying 'Enemy Combatants': Congress, What Have You Done?" Texas International Law Journal, Fall 2007.
- "Obama Administration Challenged at OAS Hearing," 13 March 2013.
- "Never Ending Detention," HuffPost Live, 4 January 2013.
- "Will US Personnel Ever Face Torture Charges?" Al Jazeera, 5 September 2012.
- "2008 Public Interest Award from Travis County Women Lawyers' Association," University of Texas, May 2008.
- "Former Army Chaplain Talks About Gauntanamo Incarceration," K-EYE TV, Mar 2008.
- "Blind Justice: From Austin to Gitmo," Austin Chronicle, Sep 2007.