Katherine Hawkins is a Senior Legal Analyst, focusing on national security, immigration and human rights. She was previously a policy counsel and investigator for the Constitution Project, and a national security fellow for Open the Government. Katherine is one of the leading experts on the United States government's use of torture after September 11, and has published extensively on the subject. She received a B.A. in political science from Yale University, and a J.D. from Harvard Law School.