Christian Omoruyi

Christian Omoruyi serves as Government Affairs Liaison in the Free Expression Programs team at PEN America. Prior to joining PEN America, Christian interned at the Hudson Institute, where he provided research support on democratic backsliding in Europe, European security and defense policy, and transatlantic trade relations. Christian also interned at the Episcopal Church’s Office of Government Relations, supporting its congressional priorities on religious freedom, human rights, and foreign assistance. Christian graduated from American University in 2021 with a BA in international affairs and has worked extensively with human rights activists and facilitated dialogues with recipients of the Nobel Peace Prize.