Matthew Craig holds a JD, magna cum laude, from New York University School of Law. He received a BA in political science and Spanish from the University of North Carolina in 2008 and completed a specialization in armed conflict and peace from the Universidad de los Andes in Bogota, Colombia, in 2009.
He has worked as a legal intern at the American Civil Liberties Union National Security Project and EarthRights International. He also was involved in Alien Tort Statute litigation under the direction of Paul Hoffman. At NYU, he represented individuals in removal hearings through the NYU Immigrant Rights Clinic.
Craig is interested in the issues of targeted killings, surveillance and privacy, and human rights litigation. He has published in the Journal of Conflict Resolution, the NYU Journal of International Law and Politics, and Cuba in Transition.