Sebastian Kohn is acting unit manager for community health and criminal justice with the Public Health Program. His work focuses primarily on advancing sex workers’ health and human rights. Kohn joined the Open Society Foundations in 2007, initially concentrating on nondiscrimination and statelessness for the Open Society Justice Initiative. Prior to joining Open Society, he worked on issues related to minority rights and mental health in Egypt, Norway, and Sweden.
Kohn holds a master’s degree in conflict, security, and development from King’s College London and has a bachelor’s degree in international relations and history from the London School of Economics.