Rob Lothman

Rob Lothman
Legal and Policy Director
Prevention Project

Rob Lothman is the Legal and Policy Director of the Prevention Project, where he orchestrates project strategy, research and program administration, cross-workstream initiatives, and development of the prevention framework. 

Prior to joining the Prevention Project, Rob worked in a range of legal, policy, teaching, and business contexts around the globe. As a Global Public Sector Marketing Manager with Cisco Systems, Rob led strategic marketing efforts for a multibillion-dollar global education portfolio, promoted CSR programs expanding access to education, and managed partnerships with governments, universities, and NGOs. At Shrewsbury School, Rob served as Peter J. Gomes Fellow, teaching English, history, philosophy, and social science research methods and developing course modules on transitional justice, human rights, and political repression. Rob also researched nuclear nonproliferation and disarmament at a Moscow-based NGO. 

Rob is a licensed attorney in Massachusetts, and he holds a J.D. from the University of Michigan Law School, where he studied intersections between human rights, transitional justice, and constitutional law. Rob received his A.B. in Social Studies and a Minor in Russian from Harvard University, where he studied political repression and mass human rights abuses in the Soviet Union.