Denise C. Bell is a researcher at Amnesty International USA, where she focuses on issues concerning refugees and asylum-seekers. Prior to this role, she led implementation of Amnesty USA’s campaign on the rights of refugees and asylum-seekers.  She came to Amnesty USA from the U.S. Department of Justice, where she was an Attorney Advisor on the New York Immigration Court. She was previously a Sudan Country Specialist for Amnesty USA and the campaigner for its Darfur campaign.  She has worked in various capacities on forced displacement issues since the mid-1990s.