Since its founding in 1995, the Thomas J. Dodd Research Center has grown and its mission has expanded. The Center supports the teaching, research and outreach mission of the University of Connecticut through its growing human rights programs. The Center’s National Advisory Board provides a range of support that includes advice on programmatic directions and support in its development efforts. An effective partnership between the Dodd Research Center and a National Advisory Board encourages the growth of outstanding public outreach and policy initiatives on important human right issues for University, state, and national, and international audiences.
Ms. Helena Foulkes, Chair
Chief Executive Officer, Hudson’s Bay Company
Mr. Stephen R. Kinney, Vice-Chair
Partner, Gaffney, Bennett, and Associates, Inc.
Ms. Abaigeal Dodd, Secretary
Consultant, Oxford Strategic Marketing
Ms. Nina Bang-Jensen
Senior Peace Fellow, Public International Law and Policy Group
Dr. Eldon Bernstein
Professor of Marketing, Director of the CEO Forum, Lynn University
Mr. Charles F. Bunnell
Chief of Staff, Mohegan Tribe and Nation, External & Governmental Afffairs
The Honorable Sanford Cloud, Jr.
Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, The Cloud Company, LLC
Senator Christopher Dodd
Senior Counsel, Arnold & Porter Kaye Scholer
Mr. Justin Dodd
Portfolio Manager at Balyasny Asset Management, LP
Mr. Edward Downe
Mr. John Heffernan
Executive Director, Speak Truth To Power, Robert F. Kennedy Human Rights
Mr. Peter G. Kelly
Founder, Director and Senior Principal, Updike, Kelly & Spellacy, P.C.
Ms. Lee Reynolds
Founder, EMR Consulting LLC
Ms. Jody Shue
Executive Director, Age Friendly RI
Mr. James Wakim, Esq.
President and COO, The Simon Konover Company
Mr. Frank Gifford
Associate Vice President for Development, UConn Foundation
Dr. Glenn Mitoma
Director, Thomas J. Dodd Research Center, University of Connecticut
Ms. Rachel Rubin
Chief of Staff, President’s Office, University of Connecticut
Dr. Dan Weiner
Vice President for Global Affairs, University of Connecticut
The Honorable Barbara Kennelly
President and Founder of Barbara Kennelly Associates
William J. Rainer
Chairman, Shortridge Academy
Mr. Jonathan Sackler
Senior Vice President, Purdue Pharma, L.P.