Managing Director, Americas Division
Daniel Wilkinson, managing director of the Americas division at Human Rights Watch, is a general expert on Latin America. He has conducted fieldwork and advocacy throughout the region, and authored reports on human rights issues in Brazil, Colombia, Cuba, Mexico, the United States, and Venezuela. Wilkinson's writings on US policy toward Latin America have been widely published. His book, "Silence on the Mountain: Stories of Terror, Betrayal, and Forgetting in Guatemala," won the PEN/Albrand Award for nonfiction. Wilkinson is a graduate of Yale Law School. He speaks Spanish.