Professors and Lecturers
The diversity of experience and expertise of CERAH’s staff reflects CERAH's multidisciplinary programme.
CERAH’s lecturers and researchers have wide experience in the humanitarian field, and together accumulate many years of work experience with a range of institutions and multidisciplinary environments. Associated lecturers from other universities and institutions join the CERAH team according to specific teaching and research needs.
Prof Doris Schopper
Professor at the Faculty of Medicine, University of Geneva and Director of CERAH. Following her medical studies at the University of Geneva, she qualified as a specialist in internal medicine
Prof Gilles Carbonnier
Professor of development economics at the Graduate Institute of International and Development Studies.
Dr Edith Favoreu
Deputy Director at CERAH. She has worked in development for over sixteen years, projects in the field (Bolivia, Benin) and at headquarters of local and European NGOs (Central America, Chad, Haiti) as well as for UNESCO.
Head of Learning at CERAH. She has been working in the humanitarian sector since 1999. She is responsible for the MAS programme and oversees the DAS, CAS and TSC. She coordinates the CAS "People Management in Humanitarian Settings".
Consultant and Trainer in Humanitarian Affairs, working as Coordinator and Lecturer at CERAH.
Coordinates the CAS Communication, Advocacy and Negotiation in Humanitarian Settings and leads the Thematic Seminar Advocacy for Humanitarian Projects in Health.
Researcher at the Geneva Academy for International Humanitarian Law and Human Rights. At CERAH, Maya coordinates the CAS Legal Environment of Humanitarian Action and the MAS/DAS course Humanitarian Action: Legal Issues.
Dr Meg Davis
Coordinates the Thematic Short Course on Sexual Violence in Conflict Settings and Emergencies, she is also a visiting scholar to the Centre for Human Rights and Global Justice at New York University School of Law.
Coordinator of the CAS Designing Strategies and Projects in Humanitarian Action and leader of the Thematic Short Course: Project Cycle Management.
Dr Clara Egger
Researcher at CERAH where she coordinates the Encyclopaedia of Humanitarian Action Research Project
Dr Christophe Golay
Coordinator of the Project on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights at the Geneva Academy of International Humanitarian Law and Human Right.
Dr Anne Golaz
Lecturer and researcher at the CERAH, she coordinates the CAS Health.
Dr Valérie Gorin
She teaches the weeks on history and communication in the DAS and she co-coordinates the CAS Communication, Negotiation and Advocacy for Humanitarian Action.
Dr Nathalie Herlemont-Zoritchak
Director of Handicap International Foundation
and CERAH lecturer focusing on actors dynamics in humanitarian settings
Cecilia Mornata coordinates CERAH's CAS on "People Management in Humanitarian Settings".
Coordinator of the CAS People Management in Humanitarian Settings and the Thematic Short Course Negotiation in Humanitarian Settings.
Dr Damien Scalia
Lecturer of the CAS: Legal Environment of Humanitarian Action.
Dr Hugo Slim
Senior Research Fellow at the Oxford Institute for Ethics, Law and Armed Conflict at the University of Oxford where he leads research on humanitarian ethics.
Dr Sharon Weill
SNF researcher and lecturer at Sciences Po Paris. She is a specialist in international law applicable during times of conflict.