J. Celso Castro Alves

J. Celso Castro Alves, a native of Brazil, earned his Ph.D. in history from Yale University and works as an independent researcher, historian and photographer. His research has helped expose the involvement of Harold H. Koh, State Department Legal Advisor (2009-2013), in human rights abuses, including his legal justification for the Obama administration’s extrajudicial assassination program. He has also reported on the financiers of the U.S. drone program and, most recently, has written about abuses within the criminal justice system in the South.