Elisa Massimino

Lawyers Committee for Human Rights, Washington


Elisa Massimino is director of the Washington office of the Lawyers Committee for Human Rights, where she serves as the point of contact with U.S. government leaders, international diplomats, and human rights advocates.

She is the organization's chief advocacy strategist, a national authority on refugee law and policy, and an expert on a range of international human rights issues.

Featured Work

DEC 31, 2002 Article

Human Rights Dialogue (1994–2005): Series 2 No. 8 (Fall 2002): Public Security and Human Rights: Articles: U.S. Civil Liberties In September 11's Wake

Dialogue met with U.S. rights leaders to learn how their work has changed since September 11, and how they are sticking to their guns in ...