Morgan Kline joined the GICHD in October 2016. As Data and GIS Analyst, he supports the Strategies and Standards Division through synthesis of data into GIS production and develops evidence supported baseline evaluations for mine action. His work includes utilization of IMSMA as well as a broad set of additional data sets in order to deliver country level mine action efficiency mapping in key countries of interest. In addition, he supports the Strategies and Standards Division with GIS architecture for data collection, data input, situation overview and analysis of data specific for National Mine Action Authorities concerning standards status, convention status, and operations.
Prior to joining the GICHD, Morgan Kline worked as the GIS and Remote Sensing Intern for the Emergencies Division at Human Rights Watch. He has also completed internships with the United Nations Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs, The Joan B. Kroc Institute for Peace and Justice, and The School for International Training.
Morgan Kline holds a Master’s degree in International Development Studies with a focus on conflict and development from the Graduate Institute of International and Development Studies in Geneva. He holds a Bachelor's degree in independent scholarship from Amherst College where he studied Modern War in a Global Context with a focus on civilian welfare during armed conflict. His field research has included documenting origins of conflict, effects of violence, and post-conflict transformation in Uganda, Rwanda, and Lebanon.