Danica Damplo

Research Officer to the U.N Special Rapporteur on Truth, Justice, Reparations and Guarantees of Non-Recurrence (email)

Danica Damplo is the Research Officer supporting the mandate of the UN Special Rapporteur on truth, justice, reparation and guarantees of non-recurrence, Pablo de Greiff. Danica had previously worked with Mr. de Greiff as a consultant and research assistant. Prior to this position, Danica worked with Independent Diplomat, a diplomatic advisory nonprofit in New York City, where she focused on transitional justice in Sri Lanka. She has previously worked with Facing History and Ourselves in Tennessee, the African Centre for the Constructive Resolution of Disputes (ACCORD) in South Africa, and the Civil Wars Data Collection Project at Columbia University.


Danica holds a M.S in International Affairs with Distinction from the London School of Economics and Political Science (LSE) (’14) and a M.S in International Affairs from Peking University (PKU) (’13) in Beijing. Danica holds a B.A in Political Science and History from Columbia University (’12). In the spring of 2011 she studied with the School for International Training (SIT) in Durban, South Africa, with a focus on Social and Political Transformation. Danica graduated from Columbia University with honors from both the Political Science and History departments, and was awarded the Albert Marion Elsberg Prize for her senior dissertation on the Nuremberg Einsatzgruppen Trial.