Ph.D. (2020) |  University of Leiden
Grotius Centre for International Legal Studies

J.D. (2008) |  University of California, Berkeley
School of Law (Boalt Hall)

B.A. (2002) cum laude |  University of California, San Diego
Literature (Honors) |  Human Development


Co-Founder and Executive Director  |  JustPeace Labs

2015 – Present

Founding and managing a non-profit organization that supports ethical and responsible technology. Responsible for NGO organization, incorporation, project development and management, fundraising, staffing, communications, research, and development.

Consultant  |  Digital Freedom Fund


Writing case studies about the foundation’s grants supporting impact litigation for digital rights. Responsible for interviewing grantees and partners, researching current digital rights and technology issues, and writing concise impactful case studies. 

Consultant  |  Open Society Justice Initiative

2011 – 2019

Provided strategic, operational and research support. Responsible for project management, strategic planning, budgeting, managing sub-contractors, blog and social media management, and event planning. Projects included researching and drafting a report on the use of technology by investigators of human rights abuses and regular publication of reports on prosecuting international crimes, transitional justice, and international criminal law jurisprudence. 

Consultant  |  Institute for Intern’l Criminal Investigations

2014 – 2016

Researched, drafted, and workshopped guidelines for the investigation of sexual and gender-based violence against men and boys.

Doctoral Researcher  |  Leiden University

2011 – 2015

Conducted empirical and legal research on the transition from conflict to peace. Completed fieldwork in Sierra Leone and Kosovo. Taught courses in international law, supervised graduate students, served as the managing editor of the Leiden Journal of International Law, and planned academic conferences and lectures.

Consultant  |  OSCE


Organized and facilitated a round-table discussion of international trial monitoring for Croatian trial monitors and judges visiting The Hague, Netherlands.

Legal Officer  |  International Criminal Law Services

2010 – 2011 (Associate, 2009 – 2010)

Developed and managed an EU-funded, OSCE/ODIHR-implemented project involving a team of eight in researching and drafting a fifteen-volume international criminal law and practice training manual for Bosnia and Herzegovina, Croatia, and Serbia. Conducted legal training, planning and implementing ICL capacity-building seminars for Rwandan and Ugandan judges and lawyers, and domestic and international legal research. 

Trial Monitor  |  UC Berkeley war crimes studies center 

2008 – 2011

Monitored and researched the Special Court for Sierra Leone trial of Charles Taylor. 

Law Clerk  |  Fried, Frank, Harris, Shriver & Jacobson, LLP


Law Clerk, Office of the President  |  Intern’l Criminal Tribunal for the former Yugoslavia


Account Coordinator  |  text 100 Public Relations

2003 – 2004

Account Coordinator  |  Corbae & Company

2001 – 2002


English (native)

Spanish (fluency)

Catalan (basic)