Dr. Hawley Johnson is the Project Manager for Columbia Global Freedom of Expression. Hawley has over twelve years of experience in international media development both academically and professionally, with a focus on Eastern Europe. Previously she worked with the award winning Organized Crime and Corruption Reporting Project to launch the Investigative Dashboard (ID), a joint effort with Google Ideas offering specialized databases and research tools for journalists in emerging democracies. From 2000-2007 she was the Associate Director of the Media and Conflict Resolution Program at New York University, she oversaw the implementation of over eight US government sponsored media development programs in eleven countries. In 2012, she completed her Ph.D. in Communications at Columbia University’s Graduate School of Journalism. She has a M.A. from Columbia University’s School of International and Public Affairs and a B.A. in International Affairs from American University.