Chris Rogers

Human rights lawyer, Open Society Foundations

Christopher Rogers is a human rights lawyer working for the Open Society Foundations covering civilian casualties and conflict-related detentions in Afghanistan and Pakistan.

Prior to joining OSF, Rogers was the Pakistan field fellow for the Campaign for Innocent Victims in Conflict (CIVIC) investigating civilian casualties and developing victim assistance programs. Rogers graduated from Harvard Law School in 2009 where he worked with UNHCR in Jordan on Iraqi refugee protection and the Palestinian Center for Human Rights in Gaza and served as an executive editor of the Harvard Human Rights Journal. Rogers also worked with Human Rights Watch on the negotiations of the Convention on Cluster Munitions and with the International Center for Transitional Justice in Namibia through the Harvard Human Rights Program. Prior to law school, he worked with development NGOs in Rwanda and South Africa, received an MPhil in International Development from Oxford University and BA in Economics from the University of Pennsylvania.