Julia has worked in Boston, Berlin, Sarajevo, and the Hague to improve public policy, advance social justice, and help societies through difficult transitions. At the Harvard Humanitarian Initiative, she improves humanitarian assistance in conflict and disaster. Previously, she worked at the Foundation Remembrance, Responsibility and Future in Germany to address the legacies of Nazi crimes and teach human rights and historical responsibility across borders. As a Senior Fellow with Humanity in Action, she worked for refugee protection, accountability for war crimes, and post-conflict governance at the UN High Commissioner for Refugees, the International Criminal Tribunal for the former Yugoslavia, and the Office of the High Representative in Bosnia and Herzegovina. Julia holds a J.D. from NYU School of Law, an M.A. in law and diplomacy from the Fletcher School at Tufts University, and a B.A. in public policy from Brown University. She grew up in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, and is an ice hockey amateur, planetarium groupie, and Slivovitz aficionado.