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Josiah Kaplan

Child Protection Specialist

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 is an American citizen, and holds a Master's and PhD from the University of Oxford, as well as an undergraduate degree from Dartmouth College.