Ariella Lang is director of the Alliance for Historical Dialogue and Accountability Program at ISHR. She joined the Institute for the Study of Human Rights in May 2011. Her work has focused on expanding the Institute’s grant-writing initiatives, particularly for new programs such as the program on Indigenous Peoples’ Rights, the Disability Rights in Society Program and the Guantanamo Memory Project. She also has worked to strengthen the Institute’s publications, from establishing and overseeing the Institute’s first blog, to overseeing its newsletter, to producing its annual report and other communications that share and publicize the Institute’s activities. She has organized and supported many of the workshops, trainings and conferences that the Institute has hosted, and she serves as a member of the admissions committee for the Masters Program in Human Rights at Columbia. Dr. Lang has taught at both Barnard College and Rutgers University, and her interests include minority rights and cultures, genocide studies, and the relationship between religion and nationalism. She has published a number of articles in these areas and her book, Converting a Nation, was published in 2008. Ms. Lang received her M.A. and Ph.D in Italian Studies from Columbia University and her B.A. from the University of Chicago.
Danielle Goldberg joined ISHR as program coordinator in September 2010 for the Darfur Development Initiative. She has worded as program coordinator for the AHDA program since its fellowship program got underway in 2012. As a conflict resolution, diversity and education program management specialist, she has coordinated various international study tour programs funded by the U.S. State Department and U.S. Department of Education and directed regional anti-bias and Holocaust education programming for the Anti-Defamation League. Since 2008, she has been instrumental in facilitating the strategic development of the U.S.-based Sudanese coalition, Voices for Sudan, as well as in leading a research initiative on the plight of Sudanese refugees in Israel, resulting in the report, “Voice for the Voiceless: Southern Sudanese Voice for Freedom Report on Sudanese Refugees in Israel.” As a 2009-2010 Atlas Service Corps Fellow in Bogota, Colombia, she served as Program Coordinator for the non-profit organization, Give to Colombia, channeling international resources to social development projects throughout the country. Most currently, she serves as an educational adviser to the United States Institute for Peace in construction of its new Global Center for Peace. She has published research on the role of women in peace-building and on international intellectual property rights. Ms. Goldberg graduated from American University with a B.A. in International Relations and an M.A. in International Peace and Conflict Resolution.
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