Eileen Doherty-Sil

Eileen Doherty-Sil

Senior Lecturer, Political Science; Faculty Director - CAP (Core & Africa general Program), the Lauder Institute of Management & International Studies

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Dr. Eileen Doherty-Sil is a Senior Lecturer in Political Science and Faculty Director of the Core & Africa general Program at the Joseph H. Lauder Institute of Management & International Studies.  At the Lauder Institute, she is part of the leadership team focusing on interdisciplinary curricular development in support of the university’s joint-degree MBA-MA program in International Studies.  Prior to joining Lauder, she was the Associate Director of Undergraduate Studies in the University of Pennsylvania’s Political Science Department.   Dr. Doherty-Sil brings to Lauder over twenty years of experience in executive education with the Doctor of Business Administration program at Case Western Reserve University’s Weatherhead School of Management, where she has taught courses in Conflict & Cooperation in the Global Arena as well as Theory & Practice of Collective Action. 

Dr. Doherty-Sil’s research focuses on international human rights law, especially the role of business & human rights in international relations. She has written and taught extensively on these issues; her current book project focuses on the global governance of business & human rights.  Dr. Doherty-Sil earned her Ph.D. in Political Science from the University of California, Berkeley, where she was an IGCC Ford Foundation Fellow in Multilateral Cooperation.  She is the recipient of multiple teaching awards.

Research Interests
  • Human Rights
  • International NGOs
  • International Development