Michael Stein holds a J.D. from Harvard Law School and a Ph.D. from Cambridge University. Co-founder and Executive Director of the Harvard Law School Project on Disability, as well as Extraordinary Professor, University of Pretoria Faculty of Law, Center for Human Rights, and formerly Professor at William & Mary Law School.
Michael Stein is an internationally acclaimed expert on disability law and policy, and participated in the drafting of the United Nations Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities, works with disabled persons organizations around the world, actively consults with international governments on their disability laws and policies, and advises a number of United Nations bodies.
His main areas of interest are: Human rights, Law of the Workplace: Employment Discrimination, Disability Law, International Law: International Law and Development.