Danielle A. Zach

Postdoctoral Fellow

Main Affiliation

Division of Interdisciplinary Studies (CWE)

Areas of Expertise/Research

  • Civil War
  • Political Violence
  • Transnational Radicalism
  • Diaspora
  • International Peace and Security
  • Human Rights
  • Global Governance


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Danielle A. Zach


Danielle A. Zach is Frances S. Patai Postdoctoral Fellow in Holocaust, Genocide, and Human Rights Studies at the Department of Interdisciplinary Arts and Sciences at the Center for Worker Education (CWE). She is actively involved in CCNY's Human Rights Forum (HRF), an initiative that organizes several public events per semester on pertinent human rights issues, and chair of CCNY's Critical Perspectives on Human Rights Conference. She also assists in the coordination of and participates in the complementary Human Rights Seminar (HRS), a high-level scholar and practitioner workshop that draws participation from within and outside of the CUNY system. Dr. Zach is also Senior Editorial Associate and Research Fellow at The CUNY Graduate Center’s Ralph Bunche Institute for International Studies, where she has provided research and editorial input into dozens of scholarly and policy publications on such topics as human rights, humanitarianism, international peace and security, and global governance. She is was previously Assistant Professor of Political Science at Adelphi University, and Visiting Scholar of Irish Studies at New York University (NYU).