Andrea Lampros, M.J., serves as communications director at UC Berkeley School of Education. She is the former associate director at Berkeley's Human Rights Center, cofounder of the Human Rights Center Investigations Lab, former resiliency manager of the lab, and currently a Human Rights Center research fellow. Prior to Berkeley, Andrea worked on grassroots political organizing related to U.S. policy in Central America and immigrant and refugee rights. She spent more than a decade working as a newspaper reporter, magazine editor, and freelance writer. She wrote a chapter about the labor movement in The Real Las Vegas: Life Beyond the Strip (Oxford University Press) and cowrote a chapter about the use of DNA in El Salvador’s search for disappeared children in Silent Witness: Forensic DNA Analysis in Criminal Investigations and Humanitarian Disasters (Oxford University Press), and contributed to Tulsa: The Fire and the Forgotten, which aired on PBS. With Alexa Koenig, she wrote Graphic: Trauma and Meaning in Our Online Lives (Cambridge University Press).
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