Douglas A. Johnson
Faculty Chair and Director of the Carr Center for Human Rights Policy at Harvard Kennedy School

Professor Douglas A. Johnson, Faculty Chair, is the Director of the Carr Center for Human Rights Policy at the Harvard Kennedy School and a Lecturer in Public Policy. He has been a committed advocate of human rights since the 1970s, when he chaired the Infant Formula Action Coalition also known as INFACT. It launched a boycott against the world’s largest food corporation, Nestle, to force it to change its marketing practices. He also co-founded the International Nestle Boycott Committee, which had a collective membership of 40 million members and grew to include 120 major national  organizations. Johnson has served as a consultant on strategic planning to human rights organizations in Latin America, as a consultant to UNICEF and the World Health Organization on an international marketing code for breast milk substitutes.

This program will also be taught by Srdja Popovic and Slobodan Djinovic, founders of the Centre for Nonviolent Action and Strategies (CANVAS) and leaders of OTPOR! resistance movement credited with the downfall of Yugoslav President Slobodan Milosevic.

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