Human Rights Watch Human Rights Watch is an international human rights research and advocacy organization with a presence in over 70 countries. Before coming to Human Rights Watch, Mr. Dalton worked for Van Buren Securities in San Francisco. In addition to his human rights work, Mr. Dalton is a member of the Board of Directors of the Deepstreams Institute. He has been a commentator on NPR, KPFA, and Telemundo. During his tenure with Human Rights Watch, the office and associated committee have tripled in size, and he has instituted special programs for support of the International Criminal Court and the international ban on child soldiers. Mr. Dalton received his undergraduate degree in Philosophy at Stanford University and an MA in the Humanities from St. John’s College.