Louis Bickford, "a political scientist, has consulted with governments, NGOs, human rights activists, and democratic movements on strategies for confronting the legacies of past abuse in more than a dozen countries. Previously, he was the associate director of the Global Studies Program and a lecturer in International Studies at the University of Wisconsin, Madison. Dr. Bickford has worked as a consultant for the Ford Foundation in Chile, and was a visiting researcher at the Latin American Faculty of Social Sciences. He earned a PhD at McGill University (1997) and an MA at the New School for Social Research (1993), both in political science, and did additional graduate work at the University of Oslo, Norway. He has published in Human Rights Quarterly and Latin American Research Review, and has contributed chapters to several books, including The Art Of Truth-telling about Authoritarian Rule (2005). He is currently adjunct professor at the Wagner School of New York University and in the graduate department of political science at Brooklyn College." 
- Trustee, Train Foundation 
- Director, Networks and Capacity Building Unit, International Center for Transitional Justice
- Scholar/Advisor, International Freedom Center
Resources and articles
- Civil Courage Prize About, organizational web page, accessed April 28, 2013.