Christopher Rogers is a senior program officer with the Open Society Foundations’ Middle East, North Africa, and Southwest Asia Program. An expert on international law, human rights, and conflict, he conducts research and advocacy in the region, and provides support to Open Society partners. He has published reports on counter-terrorism operations and policy, the use of armed drones, unlawful detention and torture, insurgent abuse, and the protection of civilians.
Prior to joining the Open Society Foundations, Rogers was a researcher for the Center for Civilians in Conflict based in Afghanistan and Pakistan, investigating civilian casualties from military operations and terrorism. He received his BA from the University of Pennsylvania, an MPhil in international development from Oxford University, and his JD from Harvard Law School.