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Kevin D. Reyes

Bringing UX to academia

Kevin D. Reyes (@KevinDReyes) is an independent scholar on national security and currently a law library manager at American University Washington College of Law, where he works on library user experience (UX). He is also consulting editor for the American University National Security Law Brief.

He previously served as a fellow and research associate at the award-winning Human Rights Center at UC Berkeley School of Law, working on issues of international criminal law and sexual violence with organizations such as the International Criminal Court (ICC).

His current research interests span national security, democratic engagement, open-source intelligence (OSINT), misinformation, and international criminal law. He is the author of articles in the Global Societies Journal and Columbia East Asia Review, and has also written for the Globe Post.

Reyes holds a B.A. in U.S. national security history and international political economy from the University of California, Berkeley, where he was recipient of funding from the Institute of Governmental Studies and the Goldman School of Public Policy's Center on Civility and Democratic Engagement. 

Among serving as a fellow at Robert F. Kennedy Human Rights, Reyes has contributed to work with the Inter-American Commission on Human Rights, the Colombia Steering Committee, the Foreign Law Guide, the International Crimes Division of the High Court of Uganda, the U.S. Senate Committee on Foreign Relations, and several U.S. House representatives.