Archibald Henry joined InterAction as Senior Program Associate for Protection on the Humanitarian Policy and Practice Team in November 2018. Archibald supports efforts to shape U.S. policy and practice on the protection of civilians in armed conflict and international humanitarian law. He is passionate about research, conflict monitoring, recommendations writing, and coalition building to inform policy processes and help preserve human dignity in war.
Prior to joining InterAction, Archibald worked at the International Peace Institute in New York on United Nations peace operations and humanitarian affairs. He spent three years in Rwanda working with local and international NGOs and as a journalist. He has published articles on peacekeeping in the Central African Republic, the Burundi crisis, and internal displacement. He is fully bilingual in English and French and is proficient in several other languages.
Archibald is from Paris (France) and New York City. He holds an M.A. in Law and Diplomacy from the Fletcher School at Tufts University, as well as a B.A. in International Studies from Johns Hopkins University. He enjoys cartography, playing and watching football (soccer), reading about politics and history, visiting museums, and outdoor activities.