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Christopher Plummer

Senior Media Relations Associate

As Senior Media Relations Associate, Chris designs and implements communications strategies for Human Rights First campaigns and priority policy efforts. He further ensures timely responses to media inquiries and delivery of accurate information. He was previously the A. Whitney Ellsworth Fellow at Human Rights First.

Chris received his Bachelor's degree in Russian Studies from the University of Colorado at Boulder and his Master's degree in Russian, Central European, East European, and Eurasian Studies from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.

February 27, 2019
Today, former secretary of state Madeleine Albright appeared before the House Foreign Affairs Committee (HFAC) at its hearing on “The Trump Administration’s Foreign Policy: A Mid-Term Assessment.” In...
March 08, 2018
For the third year in a row, Human Rights First is headed to SXSW (or South by Southwest), but this time it’s Vets for American Ideals’ show. This Sunday in Austin, leaders from VFAI,...
March 07, 2017
Today the U.S. State Department promises to hold its first daily press briefing under the Trump administration. Roughly thirty working days into the tenure of the new team at Foggy Bottom, a...
February 01, 2017
Yesterday KQED, Northern California’s NPR and PBS affiliate, aired a segment entitled, “Veterans Worry Travel Ban Puts Foreign Interpreters Who Assisted U.S. at Risk.” Featuring an interview with...