Senior Crisis Response Advisor, Amnesty International
Joanne Mariner is Amnesty International's Senior Crisis Advisor, currently working in Bangui in the Central African Republic. Joanne has documented human rights violations in crisis zones around the world, first at Human Rights Watch and now at Amnesty International. A lawyer by training, Mariner is a member of the Council on Foreign Relations and belongs to the board of advisors of the International Justice Resource Center and the International Centre for Counter-Terrorism - The Hague. She has taught as an adjunct professor at Georgetown Law Center and American University's Washington College of Law. In 2005, she received the American Society of International Law's Prominent Woman in International Law award.