Anna Koppel

Title/s:  Adjunct Professor, Rule of Law for Development Program

Email: akoppel@luc.edu


Anna Koppel is Program Lead at the International Development Law Organization (IDLO), based in Rome, Italy, where she develops and manages international development programs in the area of rule law, with a focus on justice sector reform, access to justice, and gender equality issues. Prof. Koppel designs and drafts project proposals for submission to a variety of international donor agencies covering IDLO’s global programming portfolio, and backstops IDLO's Kyrgyzstan (and occasionally MENA and Asia) programming from Rome headquarters. Additionally, she takes part in IDLO’s strategic policy and advocacy development, supports the development of IDLO’s internal program development tools, liaises closely with research and learning, and other IDLO departments in support of IDLO's global programming portfolio, and activities of the Eastern Europe and Central Asia (EECA) team.

Previously, Prof. Koppel was Director of Research and Development at The Protection Project of The Johns Hopkins University School of Advanced International Studies in Washington, DC, where she was in charge of program development and implementation of international human rights law capacity-building programs for academic institutions in the MENA region. She has also worked on the grant-making side of project development at the National Academy of Sciences in Washington, DC, with a focus on USAID-supported projects in MENA and in Central Asia.


Master’s in International Human Rights Law, University of Oxford, UK

MA in International Relations and International Economics, Johns Hopkins University School of Advanced International Studies

Courses Taught

Design of Rule of Law Programs and Proposal Preparation, Rule of Law for Development Program