Amy Weismann

Assistant Professor of Instruction
Assistant Director, UI Center for Human Rights

Amy Weismann teaches core courses in the Human Rights Certificate program and assists with the management and development of the certificate program. She previously served as a law clerk for the judges of the Seventh Judicial District of Iowa, and as a Legal Intern in the Appeals Chamber of the International Criminal Tribunal for the Former Yugoslavia in The Hague. Weismann also assisted the Women’s Caucus for Gender Justice with the editing of the final judgment produced by the Women’s International War Crimes Tribunal 2000 for the trial of Japanese military sexual slavery.

Prior to law school, Weismann was a humanitarian aid worker in refugee camps in the former Yugoslavia, and a resettlement caseworker for the Lutheran Immigration and Refugee Services affiliate offices in Eastern Iowa, and managed programs for a non-profit pursuing peace and reconciliation work in Bosnia. 

She lives in Iowa City with her husband, Amir, a soccer coach and naturalized American citizen from Sarajevo, their daughter, Hana, and extended family.

Headshot of Amy Weismann, Lecturer and Assistant Director of the UI Center for Human Rights
AB, Bryn Mawr College, 1993
JD, with distinction, University of Iowa College of Law, 2000