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Alexander Kochenburger

Alexander Kochenburger was the Analysis Supervisor with the Analytical Development and Training team at the New Lines Institute.  

Before joining New Lines, Alex worked as a senior program assistant at AMIDEAST, studied Arabic with the Center for Arabic Study Abroad program, and completed a Fulbright grant in Agadir, Morocco. He also interned with Search for Common Ground’s program development team for the Middle East, North Africa, and Asia.  

Alex obtained a Master of Arts in Law and Diplomacy from The Fletcher School at Tufts University and a Bachelor of Arts in International Studies and Arabic from the College of the Holy Cross. His research focuses on the role of education reform in transitional justice and conflict transformation efforts.  

Latest Articles

Lessons From Morocco: Strengthening Transitional Justice Measures in Authoritarian States

After periods of conflict, some countries must decide how to deal with widespread state-sponsored human rights abuses. In some countries, governments set up truth commissions to provide justice in these instances – but those commissions often fail to fulfill their stated purpose. In this Net Assessment, Alexander Kochenburger writes that the U.S. can work with its allies – like Morocco – to make sure that such commissions are allowed to do the work they are meant to do.

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