Kristin J. Smith is the Director of the ABA’s International Criminal Court Project, based in Washington, D.C., a joint initiative within the ABA’s Criminal Justice Section and the Center for Human Rights. She also serves as a Staff Attorney for the ABA’s Criminal Justice Section. Prior to the ABA, she worked on issues of gender equality, reproductive rights and justice for sexual and gender-based crimes as a Legal Fellow at the Global Justice Center in New York. She also previously supported the Whitney R. Harris World Law Institute’s international research and educational initiatives as a Fellow (including the Crimes Against Humanity Initiative), and worked prior as a legislative analyst and criminal prosecutor in Oregon. She is a graduate of the University of Notre Dame and Washington University in St. Louis School of Law.