Eduardo González is a Peruvian sociologist, with an M.A. degree from the New School for Social Research (New York) and from the Catholic University of Peru (Lima). At ICTJ, he is the director of the Truth and Memory program, providing advice to countries on truth commissions, declassification of archives, memorialization activities, museums, and other instruments. He has provided technical and strategic support to truth-seeking initiatives in places as diverse as East Timor, Morocco, Liberia, Canada, and the Western Balkans. Before joining ICTJ, he helped organize and carry out the Peruvian Truth and Reconciliation Commission, where he worked as the director of public hearings and victim protection, and later as an editor of the commission's final report. Previously, he worked as an advocate for the establishment of the International Criminal Court.
Cathlin Goulding is a doctoral student in Curriculum and Teaching at Teachers College, Columbia University. She previously taught English and poetry at Newark Memorial High School, a public school in the East San Francisco Bay Area. Currently, she is researching efforts to teach about periods of heightened national security through place-based education. She lives in Brooklyn.
Dr. Pamela Graham is director of the Center for Human Rights Documentation and Research at Columbia University. In her workshop with the fellows, she described the Center’s work archiving the materials of human rights organizations around the world. She discussed how archiving can become an effective tool for advocacy and coalition-building, and showed the fellows some of the archiving projects the Center is currently working on, and how it is relevant to the fellows’ areas of work.