Adrienne Klein is a Field Associate with the Group Violence Intervention and International Interventions teams at the National Network for Safe Communities. Ms. Klein brings experience conducting research on resource allocation, access to justice, and related power dynamics. Ms. Klein supports the Group Violence Intervention team and the International Interventions team in providing technical assistance and support for National Network partner jurisdictions, and researching the feasibility and implementation strategy for partnership sites internationally.
Prior to joining the National Network, Ms. Klein worked and researched on three continents. She worked with Action Against Hunger in northern Nigeria to provide humanitarian program management. In Sri Lanka she consulted to the Center for Policy Alternatives, compiling a series of recommendations relating to transitional justice mechanisms that were adopted into national legislation following their publication. Finally, she completed a Fulbright Fellowship in Argentina where she conducted research into the Impact of the Forensic Sciences on the Human Rights Movement.
Ms. Klein holds a B.A. in Anthropology from Smith College, as well as Master of Arts in Law and Diplomacy from the Fletcher School at Tufts University with a concentration on human security and humanitarian affairs.