Caleb is the Property Rights Specialist for the Land & Resource Rights initiative in the Governance Center. He works on the links between community land rights and climate change mitigation, property rights and sustainable cities, and engaging with governments and the private sector on international standards in the land sector. Caleb also assists with an online platform mapping community land rights.
Caleb previously worked as a legal adviser to the Liberian Land Commission on all aspects of land law and policy reform. In that position he helped draft Liberia’s first national land policy. He has also practiced law in the areas of general commercial litigation and arbitration.
Caleb holds a B.A. in political science with a minor in environmental studies from Illinois Wesleyan University, a J.D. from the University of Illinois College of Law, and a Masters from the Graduate Institute of International and Development Studies in Geneva, Switzerland.
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