Tibi Galis

Executive Director, Auschwitz Institute for Peace and Reconciliation, USA

Tibi Galis has been the executive director of Auschwitz Institute for Peace and Reconciliation (AIPR) since 2006. Previously, Tibi worked as an associate researcher for the UK Parliament, helping develop the UK position on the UN Special Adviser on the Prevention of Genocide, and as rapporteur for the Swedish government at the 2004 Stockholm International Forum on the Prevention of Genocide. Born and raised in Romania, he earned his B.A. in Law and political science from Babes-Bolyai University, in Cluj-Napoca, Romania. He received an M.A. in international politics and political development from the University of Manchester in the UK, and earned a Ph.D. from the Strassler Center for Holocaust and Genocide Studies at Clark University, with a focus on transitional justice.


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