Deputy Director, Institute for the Study of Human Rights
Adjunct Assistant Professor of International and Public Affairs
Kristina Eberbach is Deputy Director of the Institute for the Study of Human Rights and an Adjunct Assistant Professor of International and Public Affairs at Columbia University. From 2010-2019 she served as the Institute’s Director of Education. She has developed and facilitated human rights courses and workshops for university students, members of civil society and government officials in Colombia, Iraq, Myanmar and the U.S. and has undertaken research, reporting, and advocacy work in Kenya, Myanmar, The Netherlands, South Africa, Uganda and the U.S. She is on the steering committee of Human Rights Educators USA and is a co-founder and steering committee member of the University and College Consortium for Human Rights Education. Her research interests focus on human rights education and human rights in conflict and transitional contexts. Kristina holds a Master of International Affairs from Columbia University’s School of International and Public Affairs and a Bachelor of Science in Foreign Service from Georgetown University.