BBB-Speaker: Karen Hall - "Careers at the United States Department of State and International Narcotics and Law Enforcement Bureau" Sign up & pick up lunch ticket
State Department Bureau of International Narcotics & Law Enforcement Affairs
Speaker: Karen Hall
Team Lead for Rule of Law Issues in Afghanistan
Hosted by Professor Howard Fenton
Topic: "Careers at the United States Department of State and International Narcotics and Law Enforcement Bureau"
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Biography & Synopsis of program: Karen Hall is the State Department Bureau of International Narcotics and Law Enforcement Affair’s Team Lead for Rule of Law issues in Afghanistan. Her team manages seventeen assistance programs in the areas of justice sector institutional development, major crimes interventions, legal education, access to justice, and gender justice. Karen has worked on the Afghanistan portfolio for the State Department since August, 2005. From 2006 to 2008, she worked in the U.S. Embassy in Kabul, Afghanistan managing criminal justice and corrections programs. Prior to joining the State Department, she practiced commercial litigation in a Washington D.C. law firm. Karen graduated with a Master’s Degree in International Security Studies from Georgetown University’s School of Foreign Service in December 2009 and wrote her culminating paper on developing a framework for designing and evaluating criminal justice assistance programs in developing countries and then applying that framework to Afghanistan. She graduated with a J.D. from Harvard Law School in 2001, and graduated with a B.A. in Russian Honors from Brigham Young University in 1998.