Christina Murtaugh is a senior program officer for Governance, Law & Society (GLAS). She advises GLAS leadership on strategy, development and project learning. She also serves as lead on the development of a Justice and Security Dialogue (JSD) Handbook and co-leads, with Vijay Simhan, the development of a JSD community of practice. She advises JSD programs, including in Libya and Iraq. Previously, she was acting director of the International Network to Promote the Rule of Law (INPROL), a community of practice initiated by the Rule of Law Center in 2007. She also led USIP’s JSD Libya program and co-led rule of law research in Libya from 2012-2015. She has also worked on the Model Codes for Post-Conflict Criminal Justice Project.
In 2008, she worked for the American Bar Association's Rule of Law Initiative-Azberbaijan, focusing on continuing legal education and legal aid programs. Christina has a juris doctorate degree from the William & Mary School of Law with a focus on international law and rule of law. She also holds a bachelor’s degree from the University of Kentucky.