Watson Institute for International and Public Affairs
Center for Human Rights and Humanitarian Studies (CHRHS)
Josiah Kaplan

Josiah Kaplan

Josiah Kaplan

Child Protection Specialist, unicef

Josiah Kaplan has worked for more than a decade in child rights research and knowledge management, with a focus on mixed migration, livelihood, social protection and conflict issues across the INGO sector, UN system and academia. He previously served as Senior Research & Innovation Advisor for Save the Children International’s Migration & Displacement Initiative (MDI), where he led a varied research and innovation project portfolio. Prior to this, Josiah has served a variety of research and practitioner roles, including as a humanitarian evidence adviser for Save the Children UK, as a researcher with the University of Oxford Refugee Studies Centre’s Humanitarian Innovation Project (HIP), and a wide range of consultancies with INGOs, UN agencies, and think tanks across the aid sector. He holds a Master's and PhD from the University of Oxford, as well as an undergraduate degree from Dartmouth College.