Kenneth Anderson is a professor of Law at American University in Washington DC, and a research fellow of the Hoover Institution at Stanford University. His research interests include international human rights, war and armed conflict, terrorism and state terrorism, nonprofit and charitable organizations, development finance and international business. Formerly General Counsel at the Open Society Institute, he was founding director of the Human Rights Watch Arms Project. From 1997-2009 he was Chair of the board of the Media Development Loan Fund (www.mdlf.org). Kenneth Anderson became an RVI US board member in 2006.