Lyn Boyd-Judson

Oxford Initiative for Global Ethics; Global Ethics Fellow Alumna; Robert J. Myers Fellow, 2019

Lyn Boyd-Judson is co-chair of the Oxford Initiative for Global Ethics. For over 10 years she was executive director of the University of Southern California (USC) Levan Institute for Humanities and Ethics where she served as UNESCO Chair for Humanities and Ethics. For three years, Boyd-Judson was executive director and co-chair of the board of the Oxford Consortium for Human Rights. She is currently matriculated at Oxford University in International Human Rights Law with a degree expected in 2019. She founded the Global Women's Narratives Project and serves as its director.

Boyd-Judson's teaching experience spans courses at the USC Honors Program, USC Annenberg School of Journalism, the USC School of International Relations, and the USC School of Religion. Previous research affiliations and contracts include RAND, the Carter Presidential Center, the Hong Kong Legislative Council, the United States Embassy Berlin-Third Reich Document Center, the USC Center for International Studies, the Walt Disney Company Asia-Pacific, and Dow Jones News Service. In 2015, Boyd-Judson was awarded two separate Fulbright Specialist Awards to Spain and China on strategic moral diplomacy, global ethics and the role of the university.