Sara Rafsky is Americas Research Associate for the Committee to Protect Journalists, where she reports on press freedom in the region. She has written special reports for CPJ on Argentina, Brazil, Guatemala and Honduras and provided research for the organization’s first ever special report on the United States: “The Obama Administration and the Press: Leak investigations and surveillance in post-9/11 America.” Previously, she wrote about culture and politics as a freelance journalist in New York, South America and South East Asia. Rafsky also lived in Argentina, where she worked with the Ford Foundation and interned with Human Rights Watch and the Center for Studies on Freedom of Expression and Access to Information (CELE). In 2008, she received a Fulbright Grant to research photojournalism and the Colombian armed conflict. She has a bachelor’s degree from Georgetown University.