Tina Minkowitz – Long Bio

MAD LAW AND HUMAN RIGHTS

Tina Minkowitz is president and founder of the Center for the Human Rights of Users and Survivors of Psychiatry.  She is a lawyer as well as a survivor activist, and represented the World Network of Users and Survivors of Psychiatry in the drafting and negotiation of the Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities (CRPD). Ms. Minkowitz is internationally recognized as an expert on the CRPD and is credited with some of its most far-reaching provisions, along with others who working together made it all possible.

Please see www.chrusp.org for more information; selected papers are also available on the Social Science Research Network (SSRN) at: http://ssrn.com/author=1348856.