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Christina Dawkins

Public Humanities Initiative and Justice-in-Education Program Manager, SOF/Heyman, Columbia University

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Christina Dawkins is the Program Manager for the Heyman Center for the Humanities Public Humanities Initiative and Justice-in-Education Initiative. She received her B.A. in Communication Studies from Northwestern University and her M.A. in Human Rights Studies from Columbia University. Her areas of specialization include women’s rights and HIV/AIDS in sub-Saharan Africa. Prior to joining the Heyman Center in 2010, she worked for several social justice organizations and campaigns, including the Clinton Global Initiative, ONE Campaign, and Obama for America. When she is not working, Christina enjoys taking part in the arts of the City, attending performances and exhibits as often as possible.