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Alexa Koenig

Human Rights Center, UC Berkeley
Executive Director
Berkeley, CA
Alexa is the executive director of the Human Rights Center (winner of the 2015 MacArthur Award for Creative and Effective Institutions) and a lecturer-in-residence at UC Berkeley School of Law, where she teaches classes on human rights and international criminal law. She is a member of the Technology Advisory Board of the Office of the Prosecutor at the International Criminal Court and is often called upon to speak about the role of emerging technologies in human rights practice. Alexa has won numerous honors and awards for her research, including a fellowship with the American Association of University Women and grants from the National Science Foundation. Prior to her appointment at Berkeley Law, she served as program manager of the Witness to Guantánamo Project, and is most recently an author, with Victor Peskin and Eric Stover, of Hiding in Plain Sight: The Pursuit of War Criminals from Nuremberg to the War on Terror (UC Press 2016). She earned her Ph.D. from UC Berkeley’s Jurisprudence and Social Policy Program, her J.D. magna cum laude with a certificate in intellectual property and cyberlaw from the University of San Francisco, and her B.A. summa cum laude from the University of California, Los Angeles.