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

Mark Ferullo

Mark Ferullo

CHRHS Visiting Scholar

Mark Ferullo is a visiting scholar at Brown University’s Center for Human Rights and Humanitarian Studies at the Watson Institute for International and Public Affairs. Mark’s research focuses on peace, security and human rights in Africa, with an emphasis on foreign policy in the Horn of Africa. From 2019 to 2021, Mark was a member of the United Nations Panel of Experts on South Sudan, where he investigated the misuse of public resources for the Security Council’s sanction committee. Before his appointment to the Panel, Mark worked at The Sentry, an investigative arm of the Enough Project, where he researched the intersection of business and human rights in East Africa. Previously, Mark was a U.S. diplomat based in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia and Washington, D.C. In 2018, Mark was also a Penn Kemble Fellow at the National Endowment for Democracy. 

Originally from Pennsylvania, Mark earned an MSc in comparative politics from the London School of Economics and Political Science and a B.A. in politics and economics from New York University.