Eric Eggleston is the policy program assistant for the Center for the Prevention of Genocide, where he provides research and support for policy initiatives and programs. Previously he served as the program coordinator for the International Communication Program at American University’s School of International Service and as a member of the design team for the mass atrocity simulation “Shrouded Horizons.” He has a BA in sociology and religious studies from Nazareth College of Rochester and an MA in peace and conflict studies from the University of Notre Dame.
Jean Freedberg is policy and programs director of the Center for the Prevention of Genocide. She joined the Museum as director of communications in 2006, with a long background in the fields of human rights and international political development. Prior to the Museum, she worked at the National Democratic Institute for eight years, serving as public affairs director and as country director in Guyana, where she assisted citizens in rewriting their country’s constitution. She has also served as communications director for Amnesty International USA and the Sierra Club, and she ran her own strategic communications consultancy in San Francisco. Born and raised in Cape Town, South Africa, she has a PhD in political science from the University of California at Berkeley.
Cameron Hudson is acting director of the Center for the Prevention of Genocide. Prior to that, he served as the Center’s policy director, overseeing initiatives on early warning and the responsibility to protect. From 2009 to 2011, he served as the chief of staff to the President’s Special Envoy for Sudan during the period of South Sudan’s separation from Sudan. From 2005 to 2009, he served as the director for African affairs on the staff of the National Security Council at the White House, where he led the interagency efforts to address the genocide in Darfur, elections-related violence in Kenya, counter-terrorism efforts in Somalia, and the the Lords Resistance Army in the Great Lakes. Previously he served as an economist and intelligence analyst in the Africa Directorate at the Central Intelligence Agency. He has also worked for the United Nations, the Organization for Security and Co-operation in Europe, and the International Organization on Migration in the former Yugoslavia. He has an undergraduate degree in foreign affairs, economics, and French from the University of Virginia and a master’s degree focused on development economics from the Fletcher School at Tufts University.
Jackie Scutari is the program coordinator for the Center for the Prevention of Genocide, where she has worked since 2006. In addition to conducting research and writing, she manages the internship program as well as programming for foreign policy professionals and the general public. She has a BA in psychology from Georgetown University and an MS in conflict analysis and resolution from George Mason University.
Sara Weisman is the manager for planning and administration for the Center for the Prevention of Genocide, where she plans, implements, and evaluates its strategic priorities and initiatives as well as coordinates fundraising activities and programs for key Museum audiences. Formerly she served the Center for the Prevention of Genocide’s outreach coordinator and as its program assistant, providing support to the Genocide Prevention Task Force. Before joining the Museum in 2008, she worked as an executive assistant for the Assistant Secretary of State in the Bureau of International Organization Affairs at the US Department of State. She has a BA in international affairs with concentrations in development and economics from George Washington University, where she is currently pursuing an MBA.
Elizabeth B. (“Barry”) White
Elizabeth B. (“Barry”) White was appointed research director of the Center for the Prevention of Genocide in September 2012. Prior to that, she worked for nearly 30 years at the US Department of Justice, serving as chief historian and deputy director of the Office of Special Investigations and, most recently, as deputy chief and chief historian of the Human Rights and Special Prosecutions Section. In both positions, she directed research for civil and criminal cases against the perpetrators of genocide, war crimes, Nazi persecution, and other human rights violations. She also contributed to interagency efforts to deny safe haven to human rights violators in the United States and to develop effective strategies for preventing and responding to genocide and mass atrocity. She has a PhD in history from the University of Virginia and is the author of German Influence in the Argentine Army, 1900–1945 and numerous articles and papers.