Rohullah Yakobi is an Associate Fellow. Born in Afghanistan, he fled from Taliban persecution, aged 12, and lived in Iran and Pakistan before coming to Britain in November 2004. He is passionate about democracy and human rights in his native country and the wider region. Drawing on his often traumatic experiences, Rohullah has written extensively on democracy, human rights and terrorism. He has been a strong proponent of active and responsible citizenship, and hence involved in different political and community organisations. He has read Politics, Philosophy and Economics at the Open University. Rohullah is fluent in English, Persian, Pashtu and Hazaragi.
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Kimberly L. Miner is an Associate Fellow and a hospitalist on a COVID-19 team in Massachusetts. She has prescribed medicine for both primary care and hospitalized patients. Her research interests include population health, infectious disease, and preventive care. Previously, Miner worked in pediatrics in the Boston area. Her experiences include primary care, step-down ICUs, long term acute care facilities, and she volunteered in sports medicine for the US Olympic Judo Team. She has dedicated years of her life to the rehabilitation of persons with disabilities and special needs. Miner is a graduate of the University of Virginia with several years of experience in lab and academic research.
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Jack Davies is a Junior Fellow at the Human Security Centre. He holds an MA in International Relations from the University of Birmingham, specialising in contemporary conflict and international law. He has worked on a number of research projects at the Institute for Conflict, Cooperation and Security including an investigation of the legality and legitimacy of armed drone strikes, on which he is currently co-authoring a book. His research interests include emerging and disruptive technologies in conflict, macrostrategy and existential risk, inter-state competition in and the weaponization of space, and environmental security.
Judith Fagelson is a Junior Fellow with a particular interest in the human rights and development implications of territorial conflicts in the Former Soviet Union. She holds a Bachelor’s degree in French and Russian and an MSc in Russian, East European and Eurasian Studies. She currently works as a Programmes Officer for World Jewish Relief, the UK Jewish community’s humanitarian and development agency, where she supports the management of health and social care projects in Ukraine, Belarus, Moldova and Georgia. She also translates part-time for Rights in Russia, a charitable organisation dedicated to providing anglophone audiences with information about human rights in Russia.
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