Associate Professor, Columbia University, School of International and Public Affairs, “Accountability in Humanitarian Response,” Spring 2013-Present

Guest Lecturer at Columbia University Forced Migration Practicum Course and School of International and Public Affairs Complex Emergency Course. Title of lecture: “Accountability in Practice – Lessons from Haiti Emergency” 10/2010 & 11/ 2011

Adjunct Professor, New York University, Wagner School of Public Service, “Accountability in Humanitarian Response,” Spring 2014-Present


Associate Lecturer, Columbia University, Mailman School of Public Health, “Accountability in Humanitarian Response,” Spring 2013-15


Visiting Faculty, Geneva School of Diplomacy, “Management of Humanitarian Operations,” Fall 2016, 2017


Lecturer, Sciences Po Lyon “Accountability in Humanitarian Response,” Spring 2015

Adjunct Professor, Fordham Center for International Humanitarian Affairs “Introduction to Humanitarian Response,” and “Internship Seminar,” Spring 2013

Co-Course Director, Fordham Center for International Humanitarian Affairs “Accountability in Humanitarian Response,” Summer Semester 2012

Guest Lecturer for Fordham’s International Diploma for Humanitarian Assistance (IDHA), 2013 & 2014


  • United Nations University, Guest Lecturer, AHA Centere Executive Programme, October 2019

  • Save the Children Japan, Speaker Series, Guest Lecturer, July 2019

  • Japan Red Cross IMPACT Trainer, June 2019

  • Keio University - International Seminar Series, Guest Lectuer, April 2019


Columbia University — School of International and Public Affairs

  • Master of International Affairs, 2004 — Teaching Fellow

Columbia University — Mailman School of Public Health

  • Master of Public Health, Forced Migration, 2005 — Graduate Research Fellow, Gorman Humanitarian Award

University of Pennsylvania 

  • Bachelor of Arts, 1999

United States Fulbright Scholar

  • Awarded Fulbright Grant to study use and experiences of child soldiers in Sierra Leone, 2006

  • Fulbright Researcher examining Japan’s approach to disaster risk reduction, 2019