Rebecca Rattner is a Senior Legal & Policy Associate at Georgetown’s Center on National Security and the Law working on the Atrocity Crimes Advisory Group (ACA) project.
Rebecca has over a decade of experience working on rights protection and accountability for atrocity crimes, including in South Sudan, the Democratic Republic of Congo, Burundi, and South Africa. She worked in the International Criminal Law Division of the Southern Africa Litigation Centre and the South African Institute for Advanced Constitutional, Public, Human Rights and International Law. She served as a clerk in the chambers of Justice Johan Froneman at the constitutional Court of South Africa and Judge Theodor Meron at UN Mechanism for International Criminal Tribunals, and was a Fulbright fellow in South Africa.
She holds a BA from Brown University, an MSc in Human Rights from the London School of Economics, and a JD from Harvard Law School, where she served as Editor in Chief of the Harvard Human Rights Journal. Her work has been published by the Brookings Institute, the African Yearbook on International Humanitarian Law, Al Jazeera, and the Daily Beast.