Kimberly Lanegran is an associate professor of political science at Coe College in Cedar Rapids where she teaches comparative and international politics. In 2008, she served as visiting lecturer at the University of Gaborone, Botswana. Her publications focus on international human rights trials and truth commissions. Prof. Lanergran has conducted field work in East Timor, Kenya, the Netherlands, Sierra Leone and South Africa. Since 2005, she has been Amnesty International USA’s Country Specialist for Sierra Leone. She earned her B.A. from Grinnell College and Ph.D. from the University of Florida.