Daniel Sullivan

Daniel P. Sullivan is the Senior Advocate for Human Rights at Refugees International (RI). Dan joined RI in April 2016 as Senior Advocate focusing on Myanmar, Central America, and other areas affected by mass displacement. Dan spent the previous five years with United to End Genocide (formerly Save Darfur), first as a Senior Policy Analyst then as Director of Policy and Government Relations, leading strategic planning, report writing, and development of policy recommendations on Myanmar, South Sudan, Sudan, Syria, and prevention of genocide and mass atrocities. He has over a decade of human rights and foreign policy experience having worked for the Brookings Institution, Human Rights First, and the Albright Stonebridge Group, where he assisted former Secretary of State Madeleine Albright in her role as co-chair of the Genocide Prevention Task Force. Dan has been a featured speaker at the Center for Strategic and International Studies, the London School of Economics, and before the Tom Lantos Human Rights Commission and Senate Human Rights Caucus. He has done several media interviews including with Radio France International, CBC Radio, Al-Hurra TV, and Voice of America TV and his work has been published in The Journal of Modern African Studies, the Journal of Peace Research, The Hill, Huffington Post, and The Nation. Dan has a Master’s degree in International Conflict Management from the Johns Hopkins University School of Advanced International Studies (SAIS) and a Bachelor’s degree in International Relations from Harvard University.


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