Dan Sullivan is the director for Africa, Asia, and the Middle East at Refugees International. Dan focuses on Myanmar, Sudan, South Sudan, and other areas affected by mass displacement. Prior to joining Refugees International, Dan worked for five years with United to End Genocide (formerly Save Darfur), first as a senior policy analyst then as director of policy and government relations, leading strategic planning, report writing, and development of policy recommendations on Myanmar, South Sudan, Sudan, Syria, and prevention of genocide and mass atrocities.

He has more than 15 years of human rights and foreign policy experience having worked for the Brookings Institution, Human Rights First, and the Albright Stonebridge Group, where he assisted former Secretary of State Madeleine Albright in her role as co-chair of the Genocide Prevention Task Force. Dan has been a featured speaker at the Center for Strategic and International Studies, the U.S. Institute of Peace, and the London School of Economics and has provided expert testimony before the U.S. Congress. He has been featured on several media outlets including MSNBC, CBS News, NPR, Al Jazeera, and Voice of America TV. His work has been published in the Journal of Modern African Studies, the Journal of Peace Research, The Nation, U.S. News and World Report, and USA Today. Dan has a Master’s degree in International Conflict Management from the Johns Hopkins University School of Advanced International Studies (SAIS) and a Bachelor’s degree in International Relations from Harvard University.