Tyler Giannini is a Clinical Professor of Law and directs the Human Rights Program and International Human Rights Clinic at Harvard Law School (HLS). He is an expert on human rights and the environment, business and human rights, and Alien Tort Statute litigation as well as Burma and South Africa. Prior to this, he was a founder and director of EarthRights International, an organization at the forefront of efforts to link human rights and environmental protection. He was a 1995 Echoing Green Fellow and is currently an advisor to the HLS Public Service Venture Fund. Tyler holds a J.D. and M.A. from the University of Virginia, where he was a member of the law review. He is a member of the Virginia State Bar and speaks Thai.