Marc Krupanski is a program officer for the Open Society Public Health Program, where he is responsible for the policing portfolio in the Community Health and Criminal Justice Division. In this capacity, Krupanski works internationally on efforts related to law enforcement practices impacting sex workers, trans and intersex people, and people who use drugs, and to promote a public health approach to policing and security.
Previously, Krupanski served for three years as a program officer with the Open Society Justice Initiative where he focused on promoting fair and effective policing practices and policies, primarily in Western Europe, through prevention of bias-based policing as well as on citizenship and statelessness-related issues, primarily in the Middle East and North Africa and Southeast Asia.
Prior to joining Open Society, Krupanski worked in Geneva, Switzerland on international security sector reform and international development at the Geneva Centre for Democratic Control of Armed Forces. He also worked in New York on criminal justice reform (primarily on policing) and racial justice for the Center for Constitutional Rights and Communities United for Police Reform.
Krupanski has long been active in community-based organizing campaigns and has conducted research and field work in Cuba, Haiti, southern Mexico, and Diné Navajo territories. He holds an MA in international studies form the Graduate Institute of International and Development Studies, Geneva, and a BA in history and Latin American studies from New York University.