Robert Quinn is the founding executive director of the Scholars at Risk Network, based at New York University.

In addition, Quinn serves on the Council of the Magna Charta Observatory, based in Bologna, Italy; the Scientific Committee of Pax Academica, an online journal on academic freedom in Africa published by CODESRIA from Dakar, Senegal; and as a fellow with the Woodrow Wilson Visiting Fellows Program in Washington, DC.

Previously, Quinn served as executive director of the Institute of International Education's Scholar Rescue Fund; on the steering committee of the Network for Education and Academic Rights (NEAR), based in London, UK; a member of the Committee on Scientific Freedom and Responsibility of the American Association for the Advancement of Science; a member of the Human Rights Committee of the Association of the Bar of the City of New York; and Joseph Crowley Fellow in International Human Rights and adjunct professor of law at Fordham Law School.

Last Updated: July 19, 2017