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

Doris Schopper is Professor at the Faculty of Medicine, University of Geneva and has been Director of CERAH since 2011. Following her medical studies at the University of Geneva (qualified in 1978; Doctorate in 1982) she qualified as a specialist in internal medicine in 1987.

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Prof Gilles Carbonnier

Prof. Gilles Carbonnier

Gilles Carbonnier is professor of development economics at the Graduate Institute of International and Development Studies / Geneva.




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Dr Edith Favoreu

Dr. Edith Kolo Favoreu

Edith Favoreu is the 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.

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Verónica Foubert

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Verónica Foubert is 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 Thematic Short Courses. She coordinates the CAS "People Management in Humanitarian Settings".

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Claire Barthélémy

Claire Barthélémy

Claire Barthélémy is a Consultant and Trainer in Humanitarian Affairs, working as Coordinator and Lecturer at CERAH. She leads the DAS in Humanitarian Action, the CAS “Communication and Advocacy” and the Thematic Seminar “Advocacy for Humanitarian Projects in Health”.

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Jean-Marc Biquet

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Jean-Marc Biquet has worked in humanitarian aid since 1993, mainly with Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF). He has wide experience, from programme management to contributing to the Reflection Unit on Humanitarian Stakes and Practices for MSF-Switzerland.

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Maya Brehm

Maya Brehm

Maya Brehm is a researcher at the Geneva Academy for International Humanitarian Law and Human Rights. At CERAH, Maya is a coordinator of the CAS Legal Environment of Humanitarian Action and of the MAS/DAS course Humanitarian Action: Legal Issues.

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Dr Meg Davis

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Meg Davis is the coordinator for the Thematic Seminars on Sexual Violence in Conflict Settings and Emergencies, and a visiting scholar with the Centre for Human Rights and Global Justice at New York University School of Law.


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Sandrine Delattre

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Sandrine has 16 years experience in international humanitarian organisations, including 11 years in the field, mostly in program management positions. She is a certified professional trainer and facilitator specialised in project management.


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Dr Wilma Doedens

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Wilma is a Medical Doctor with a public health and reproductive health background. She has extensive field experience in coordinating and implementing reproductive health services in both humanitarian and development settings. Wilma teaches during the Thematic Seminar on Sexual and Reproductive Health in Humanitarian Contexts.

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Ms Clara Egger

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Clara Egger is researcher at CERAH where she coordinates the Encyclopaedia of Humanitarian Action Research Project

 

 


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Dr Christophe Golay

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Christophe Golay teaches human rights and food security. He is also the Coordinator of the Project on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights at the Geneva Academy of International Humanitarian Law and Human Right.

 

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Dr Anne Golaz

Dr. Anne Golaz

Anne Golaz is a lecturer and researcher at the CERAH. She obtained her Medical Doctor degree and Doctorate in Medicine at the University of Geneva, and a MPH at the University of Washington.

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Dr Valérie Gorin

Valérie Gorin

Valérie Gorin contributed to CERAH courses as an external specialist, before joining as a lecturer in January 2011. She teaches the weeks on history and communication in the DAS and she co-coordinates the CAS Communication, Negotiation and Advocacy for Humanitarian Action.

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Dr Nathalie Herlemont-Zoritchak

Dr. Nathalie Herlemont-Zoritchak

Nathalie Herlemont-Zoritchak has been teaching at CERAH since January 2011. She is also head of Handicap International's Strategic Policy Group.

 


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Dr Elisabeth Meur 

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Dr Elisabeth Meur is a researcher at CERAH, where she coordinates the Encyclopedia of Humanitarian Action research project.

 



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Cecilia Mornata

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Cecilia Mornata coordinates CERAH's CAS on "People Management in Humanitarian Settings". She is experienced in the field of adult education in research, teaching and organizational intervention .

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André Picot

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André Picot has over 16 years of experience as a trainer in the domains of communication and protection, including as the deputy head of training for the ICRC. He holds a Master degree in Law from the University of Geneva.

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Dr Damien Scalia

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Damien Scalia is a lecturer CAS Legal Environment of Humanitarian Action. He is an Advanced Researcher at the Swiss National Science Foundation and at the Interdisciplinary Research Center on Deviance and Penalty (Université catholique de Louvain – Belgium).

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Dr Hugo Slim

Dr. Hugo Slim

Hugo Slim is a 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.


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Dr Sharon Weill

Dr. Sharon Weill

Dr Sharon Weill is a SNF researcher and lecturer at Sciences Po Paris. She is a specialist in international law applicable during times of conflict.

 

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