Anastassia Fagan is the program coordinator of the Center for Human Rights & Humanitarian Law at American University Washington College of Law. Ms. Fagan coordinates programming for global human rights initiatives of the Center. Ms. Fagan has significant work experience in Morocco where she served as an English teacher with Berlitz Corporation and as a Program Leader with Crossing Borders Education. Ms. Fagan previously served in the Peace Corps as a Youth Development Specialist based in Morocco, where she developed and implemented specialized training programs to prepare youth for successful entry into the workforce, and to engage at-risk women and girls in discussions about active living and public health. She has conducted research on climate change and human rights, SGBV and the Syrian conflict, and on the relationship between poverty and hunger for the Atlanta Community Food Bank. Ms. Fagan also assisted in creating a strategic economic development plan for the Mississippi Band of Choctaw Indians. Her current research interests include human rights and land rights issues affecting indigenous communities in Cambodia. She is currently a doctoral candidate in anthropology from American University.
B.A. in Russian and European Studies, University of Notre Dame
M.A. in Anthropology, American University