Larry Cox is a former executive director of Amnesty International USA (AIUSA). A veteran human rights advocate, he also served 11 years as senior program officer for the Ford Foundation, Human Rights unit, where he focused on the promotion of international justice and the advancement of domestic human rights. In 1990, Cox became the executive director of the Rainforest Foundation, an international organization that works with indigenous peoples in the Brazilian Amazon to protect their rights. During his time at the Rainforest Foundation, Cox dedicated much of his time to the issue of demarcation of indigenous territories in Brazil. Cox holds a B.A. in history from Mount Union College and has completed graduate work at the University of Geneva. Since November 2013, he has served as Co-Director of Kairos: The Center for Religions, Rights, and Social Justice at Union Theological Seminary (New York City).