Alumni Highlight

Thursday, January 30, 2020
Tanya L. Domi, 2007 Human Rights M.A. graduate, will be a speaker at the "She Opened the Door" event on February 9th, 2020. To find out more about the event and register click here.
She is an adjunct assistant professor of international and public affairs at Columbia University’s School of International and Public Affairs and is an affiliate faculty member of the Harriman Institute. Domi teaches "Human Rights in the Western Balkans" and "The Great Powers & the Balkans After the Fall of Yugoslavia."
Prior to her faculty appointment at Columbia in 2008, Domi worked internationally for more than a decade on issues related to democratic transitional development, including political and media development, human rights, gender and sexual identity issues and human trafficking. She is a former congressional defense policy analyst and also served in the U.S. Army as a commissioned and noncommissioned officer for 15 years.
Domi is a widely published writer and commentator. She has been published by or appeared in The New York Times, The Christian Science Monitor, The Washington Post, BBC, The Institute for War and News Reporting, Transitions Online, Balkan Insight, Open Democracy, Oslobodjenje, and Le Nouvelliste, and has appeared on Al Jazeera America, NPR, C-SPAN, CNN International and PBS "NewsHour."
Domi earned a Master of Arts degree in human rights from Columbia in 2007. Her undergraduate degree was awarded by Central Michigan University in 1981 with a double major in political science and journalism.