Krista Oehlke, BA
Krista Oehlke, program coordinator, supports a range of human rights projects for the center through research, reporting, and communications. She coordinates the center’s child protection curriculum, a joint venture with UNICEF, and, most recently, developed a chapter on access to medicines for the Health and Human Rights Resource Guide. Krista also oversaw the production and editing of Realizing Roma Rights, to be published by the University of Pennsylvania Press in Fall 2016. Oehlke previously served as editorial assistant for the center’s journal, Health and Human Rights. She holds a BA in comparative literature from Dartmouth College, with concentrations in Spanish and philosophy. Her research interests focus on understanding the experiences and needs of Central American children, youth, and forced migrants who traverse the US border.