Rights Protections Lawyers in China

Thomas Kellogg, Open Society Foundations
| Fisher-Bennett 345, CSCC conference room


Thomas Kellogg is director of the East Asia Program at the Open Society Foundations. He is also a lecturer-in-law at Columbia Law School. At the Open Society Foundations, Kellogg focuses most closely on civil society development, legal reform, and human rights; he also oversees work on a range of other issues, including public health, environmental protection, and media development. Kellogg has written widely on legal reform in China, and has lectured on Chinese law at a number of universities in the United States and China. He has also taught courses on Chinese law at Fordham and Yale Law Schools. Before joining the Open Society Foundations, Kellogg was a senior fellow at the China Law Center at Yale Law School; prior to that, he worked as a researcher in the Asia Division of Human Rights Watch. He is a 2003 graduate of the Harvard Law School, where he was editor-in-chief of the Harvard Human Rights Journal, and a 1996 graduate of Hamilton College.