Jacinth Planer is the Editor/Researcher for the Enough Project at American Progress. Previously, as a research associate with Public International Law & Policy Group, Jacinth provided analysis on political power sharing, ceasefire agreements, and minority issues in Sudan, South Sudan, and Burma. Jacinth has also conducted research on multilateral diplomacy in international organizations and the political and legal developments surrounding the creation of the International Criminal Court and its early investigations in Central Africa. She has previously served in CNN’s investigative and documentary unit. She is a former U.S. Fulbright scholar and has collaborated with local and international journalists in Morocco and Senegal, where she also studied Moroccan dialectal Arabic and Wolof.
Jacinth has completed a master’s degree in international affairs at American University’s School of International Service. She graduated summa cum laude from Beloit College with a bachelor’s degree in French with minors in journalism, political science, and African studies, and she speaks French.