Currun Singh M.A.

Currun is an expert on prison reforms, armed groups, and organized crime. He has extensive experience living and working internationally, including in Libya, Tunisia, Morocco, and India. As the Libya country director for the World Organization Against Torture, he led a nationwide campaign to document hundreds of cases of torture and bring detention centers under civilian control. Currun has also conducted in-depth research on Somali piracy and militant Islamism, and published his findings in The New York Times and academic journals. He earned his BA in Social Studies from Harvard University, an MA in Governance & Democracy from the Institute of Social Studies – The Hague, and an MA in Peace & Security from the Barcelona Institute of International Studies. Based in Tunis, Currun speaks English, French, Arabic, Spanish, and Hindi.