Dr. Carmel Williams is the executive editor of Health and Human Rights, Harvard FXB Center’s flagship publication. She has held this position since 2011. Dr. Williams holds a PhD in community health. Her thesis, which arose from her work in development, was on operationalizing the right to health in aid-funded programs. She was the executive director of a New Zealand-based health NGO for eight years and holds research fellowships at the University of Auckland in both the Development Studies department and at the School of Population Health.