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Dr. Elizabeth Campbell

UN Relief & Works Administration (UNRWA) for Palestinian Refugees

Dr. Elizabeth Campbell is the Director of the Washington, D.C. Representative Office of the United Nations Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees in the Near East. Prior to that, Dr. Campbell was the senior humanitarian policy advisor in the Bureau of International Organization Affairs at the Department of State, where she worked on refugee and humanitarian issues in the United Nations system. She has also served as a senior advocate for Refugees International, where she focused on humanitarian crises in East Africa and the Middle East. Prior to that, she was the Director of Refugee Council USA, an NGO consortium focused on refugee resettlement and protection. Prior to that, she worked for the UN Refugee Agency in Kenya. Dr. Campbell holds a B.A. from St. Lawrence University and an M.A. and Ph.D. in Sociology from the State University of New York at Binghamton. She has published several articles and book chapters on refugee and humanitarian issues and has served as an adjunct professor at Georgetown University's School of Law, James Madison University, and SUNY Binghamton. Her courses focused on humanitarian affairs, refugees, environmental studies, and inequality and social justice.