Brian Gorlick - Refugee Protection and Forced Migration Studies
Brian Gorlick worked with the Office of the High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) and United Nations (UN) Secretariat in a number of senior positions for over twenty-five years. He has been on UN mission to some forty countries around the globe.
Prior to joining the UN, Brian worked as legal counsel in the areas of immigration, refugee and administrative law in Toronto. He holds degrees from the University of Winnipeg (BA), York University (MA), Osgoode Hall Law School (JD), and the London School of Economics and Political Science (LLM, with distinction) and was called to the Ontario Bar.
Brian was Policy Developments Editor of the International Journal of Refugee Law (Oxford University Press). He has published on international refugee and human rights law, gender rights, immigration and national security, and global administrative law, and has lectured and taught at university and training institutions in Asia, Europe and North America.