Naomi Kikoler is a leading expert and strategist on mass atrocity prevention, international human rights advocacy, and human rights law. She is the Deputy Director of the Centre for the Prevention of Genocide at the US Holocaust Memorial Museum in Washington, DC. Prior to this role, she was the Director of Policy and Advocacy for the Global Centre for the Responsibility to Protect (R2P), working to advance R2P globally, including through the Centre's UN Security Council advocacy. Kikoler has worked on national security and refugee law and policy for Amnesty International Canada, and has clerked in the Office of the Prosecutor at the United Nations International Criminal Tribunal for Rwanda. She holds common law and civil law degrees from McGill University, and a master’s in forced migration from Oxford University. An Adjunct Professor at the New School University, she is the author of numerous publications and reports on the emerging powers and mass atrocity prevention.
(BA 2002 UC) (MSc 2003 Oxford) (LLB 2007 McGill)