Nicholas Cooper

Nicholas Cooper is the Field Study Coordinator for the FXB Center for Health and Human Rights' Haiti Child Protection Project at Harvard University. His work operates at the intersection of public health, child protection, field epidemiology, and the application of new technologies to humanitarian needs. He has served as a consultant to UNICEF’s Middle East and North Africa Regional Office, as a child protection officer in Haiti following the 2010 earthquake, and as a research associate for the Harvard Program on International Health and Human Rights. Mr. Cooper has also served as the Education Rights Officer and Chair of Union Council for the University of Queensland Union, and was the founding president of the Harvard School of Public Health’s Humanitarian Crisis Network. He has published on such topics as human rights, sustainable livelihoods, youth resilience, humanitarian human resources, and the Responsibility to Protect.  Mr. Cooper received his BA in International Relations and Islamic Studies from the University of Queensland, Australia, and his MS in Global Health and Population from the Harvard School of Public Health.