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Carolyn Greco, JD

Position: Senior U.S. Policy Associate, Washington D.C.
Carolyn Greco

Carolyn Greco is responsible for coordinating and advancing PHR's U.S. policy work. She performs strategic policy analysis for multiple programmatic initiatives, including anti-torture, medical neutrality, sexual violence, and war crimes accountability.

Previously, Greco conducted research and analysis at Human Rights First to strengthen the protection of human rights defenders and eliminate threats and obstacles to human rights work. Separately, as a legal intern to Judge Fausto Pocar at the International Criminal Tribunal for the Former Yugoslavia in The Hague, she worked on cases involving genocide, war crimes, and crimes against humanity in the Balkans and Rwanda. Greco has also worked on domestic litigation involving international human trafficking, forced labor, and torture as a human rights fellow at Cohen Milstein Sellers & Toll PLLC.

During law school, Greco was a member of UVA Law’s International Human Rights Law Clinic where she provided support for UN Special Rapporteur Rashida Manjoo's investigation into the causes and consequences of violence against women worldwide.  She also received a certificate from the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) for completing an International Humanitarian Law Workshop led by ICRC experts and military judge advocates. Prior to law school, Greco worked as a paralegal at the U.S. Department of Justice and interned for members of the U.S. Senate and the Massachusetts House of Representatives.

Greco holds a JD from the University of Virginia School of Law and a BA in political science from Bates College.

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