Speaker: David Mandel-Anthony '10, Senior Policy Advisor, Office of Global Criminal Justice at U.S. State Department; Adjunct Professor at Georgetown Law School
Mr. Mandel-Anthony is a Senior Policy Advisor in the Office of Global Criminal Justice at the U.S. Department of State, advising the Ambassador-at-large for War Crimes Issues since March 2012 on the formulation and implementation of U.S. foreign policy for the prevention and response to mass atrocities., and an Adjunct Professor at Georgetown Law School. David’s focus areas include Burundi, the Central African Republic, the Democratic Republic of the Congo, Uganda, Sierra Leone, Liberia, Guatemala, Ukraine, the Atrocity Prevention Board, the UN Human Rights Council, international criminal tribunals, transitional justice, post-conflict rule-of-law building, and sexual violence in conflict.
Prior to joining the State Department, David worked for the International Criminal Tribunal for the former Yugoslavia, Humanity in Action, the Open Society Justice Initiative, Human Rights Watch, the Public International Law and Policy Group, and the International Center for Transitional Justice. He is a Fellow with the Truman National Security Project and a Senior Fellow with Humanity in Action.
David graduated from Fordham Law School in 2010. While at Fordham Law, David was a Crowley Scholar in International Human Rights and participated in human rights fieldwork in Nepal, and was also a student in the Walter Leitner International Human Rights Clinic, where he worked on a project in partnership with a community paralegal mediation group in Liberia. David was awarded a post-graduate Tolan Fellowship to work for the Public International Law & Policy Group in Kampala, Uganda.