Alexandra Francis is a Visiting Fellow of Practice at the Oxford Institute for Ethics, Law, and Armed Conflict at the Blavatnik School of Government. Alexandra was previously a Robina Foundation Fellow at the United Nations Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs, where her work focused on the protection of civilians and humanitarian activities in armed conflict.
Alexandra has extensive experience in restrictive economic measures, having previously served as an associate at Covington & Burling LLP, where she counseled leading companies on U.S. sanctions and export controls. In that role, she also participated in public international law proceedings before international courts and tribunals.
She has worked for the Office of the Legal Adviser at the US State Department, the Office of White House Counsel, and the UN Refugee Agency. Alexandra holds a J.D. from Yale Law School and a B.A. in political science from Davidson College. She is a recipient of the Fulbright Award and Harry S. Truman Scholarship.
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