Elizabeth H. Campbell
Senior Humanitarian Policy Advisor at the Department of State, Bureau of International Organizations, Adjunct Professor of Law
B.A., St. Lawrence; M.A., Ph.D., State University of New York, Binghamton
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Elizabeth Campbell is a Senior Humanitarian Policy Advisor at the Department of State, Bureau of International Organizations. Prior to joining the State Department, Elizabeth worked at Refugees International, where she led the work on the Middle East and the Horn of Africa. Elizabeth was the Director of Refugee Council USA for three years, leading the policy and advocacy work of the nongovernmental organization (NGO) coalition. She has worked with UNHCR's Protection Unit in Nairobi, Kenya as well as with two different NGOs in Kakuma Refugee Camp in Kenya providing education and other assistance. For two years Elizabeth worked with a local NGO in Jerusalem conducting research and writing about the Palestinian-Israeli conflict. She also worked with a local NGO in Dheisheh Refugee Camp in Bethlehem on Palestinian refugee issues. She received her PhD from Binghamton University -State University of New York in Sociology. Her dissertation, "Refugee Protection Challenges in the Era of Globalization: the Case of Nairobi," focused on urban refugee protection and possibilities for local integration. Elizabeth has published her findings in the Journal of Refugee Studies, Refugee Survey Quarterly, and for the Global Commission on International Migration as well as other edited book collections. She is an adjunct professor at Georgetown Law School and James Madison University.