Human Rights Center, UC Berkeley
Andrea Lampros is the Associate Director at UC Berkeley’s Human Rights Center, co-founder of the Human Rights Investigations Lab, and the Resiliency Manager of the Lab. She served for more than five years as the center’s Communications Director. In fall 2016, Andrea helped to launch the center’s Human Rights Investigations Lab, the first university-based effort of its kind. She worked with students on investigations of hate speech in the United States and violence against the Rohingya in Myanmar. Prior to joining the Human Rights Center, she worked on human rights campaigns in Central America and on immigrant and refugee rights in California. An alumna of Berkeley’s J-School, she spent more than a decade working as a California-based newspaper reporter, magazine editor, and freelancer. She contributed a chapter about the labor movement to The Real Las Vegas: Life Beyond the Strip (Oxford University Press) and a chapter about the use of DNA in El Salvador’s search for disappeared children, forthcoming from Oxford University Press.
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Journalists are part of a larger ecosystem of investigators who track and document wrongdoing. We’re familiar with the investigative journalist’s toolkit. But how do other investigators prove wrongdoing? And what can journalists learn from them?
Check out tips from Karen Greenaway, a veteran FBI organized crime investigator; Andrea Lampros who does investigations for the Human Rights Center at UC Berkeley; and Ilia Shumanov, Deputy Director of Transparency International Russia.