Amy Gryskiewicz joined the World Justice Project in July of 2014, and is a Director for the Rule of Law Index. In addition to her work on the Index, she supports the WJP’s other research initiatives, including country-specific projects and research focused on access to justice and broader justice system issues.
Ms. Gryskiewicz holds an M.A. in International Relations with concentrations in Security Studies and International Law from the University of Chicago, where she focused her research on transitional justice initiatives in post-conflict societies, comparative legal institutions, and the evolution and enforcement of human rights norms prohibiting torture. She graduated summa cum laude with a B.A. in both Political Science and International Studies from the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, and also holds a certificate in Peace and Conflict Studies from the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee. Prior to starting at WJP, Ms. Gryskiewicz completed a research internship at the United Nations’ headquarters in New York City and worked for Children’s Hospital of Wisconsin.