Fernando Berdion Del Valle

Fernando Berdion Del Valle

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Fernando Berdion Del Valle is a fellow at the Carr Center for Human Rights Policy, where he focuses on the history of human rights policy in international law. He is working with Professor Kathryn Sikkink on a project that investigates Latin American nations as protagonists in the development of the idea of international human rights.

In addition, Fernando is also interested in how human rights norms are shaping and shaped by innovations in the technology industry. For example, his current work explores the idea of a “Right to Connect” to the Internet as an emerging norm within technology policy communities. Fernando recently graduated from the Harvard Kennedy School of Government with a Masters in Public Policy (M.P.P). He received his A.B. in Government from Harvard College in 2008. Before attending graduate school, Fernando worked for Facebook Inc. on intellectual property and privacy issues in Latin America and Spain. A native of Austin, Texas, also has an avid personal interest in documentary film and public policy advocacy.