Faculty and Staff
Title/s: Adjunct Professor, Rule of Law for Development Institute
Office #: John Felice Rome Center
Anna Koppel is Senior Program Coordinator at the International Development Law Organization (IDLO), based in Rome, Italy, where she develops and manages complex international development programs in the area of rule law, with a focus on justice sector reform, access to justice, and gender equality issues. Ms. Koppel designs and drafts project proposals for submission to international donor agencies, particularly in the Eastern Europe and Central Asia (EECA) region; and backstops IDLO's Kyrgyzstan programming from Rome headquarters. Additionally, she develops communications content, and liaises closely with research and learning, and other IDLO departments to support EECA's programming in the region.
Previously, Ms. Koppel was Director of Research and Development at The Protection Project of The Johns Hopkins University School of Advanced International Studies (SAIS) in Washington, DC, where she was in charge of program development and implementation of international capacity-building programs for academia, in the area of international human rights law, especially in the Middle East and North Africa. She has also worked on the grant making side of project development at the National Academy of Sciences in Washington, DC, on USAID-supported projects in the Middle East and in Central Asia. She holds an MSt in International Human Rights Law from the University of Oxford, and an MA in International Relations and International Economics from The Johns Hopkins University-SAIS.