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Taegin Reisman

Special Assistant to the Chief Program Officer

Taegin Reisman is the special assistant to the chief program officer for the Doris Duke Foundation. In this capacity, she manages special projects and oversees all administration related to the Office of the Chief Program Officer.

Prior to joining the foundation, Reisman worked as an associate content officer with the Open Society Foundations (OSF), where she developed content for its team of public interest lawyers to share program achievements, including its Global Human Rights Litigation Report. Previously, as an associate legal officer with OSF, she managed a project monitoring international criminal trials, which expanded awareness and understanding of the role of international justice in holding accountable those responsible for atrocity crimes, particularly war crimes, crimes against humanity and genocide. She has also worked for Amnesty International, Robert F. Kennedy Human Rights, and served as the managing editor of the Human Rights Quarterly.

Reisman earned her Juris Doctor from the University of Cincinnati College of Law, where she was a fellow with the Urban Morgan Institute for Human Rights. She earned her Bachelor of Arts in international affairs from Florida State University.