Eitan Felner joined Center for Economic and Social Rights "as Executive Director in 2004. He was previously Executive Director of B’Tselem, the leading Israeli organization protecting and promoting human rights in the Occupied Territories. Prior to that, he was a researcher at B’Tselem, where he broke new ground in various areas of research and especially in relation to advocacy on economic and social rights. More recently he worked at the Carr Center for Human Rights Policy at Harvard University, first as a visiting fellow and then as a research consultant. He also served as Chairperson of the Israeli Section of Amnesty International. Felner holds a Masters degree in International Human Rights Law from Oxford University." 
- Carr Center, Former Fellows 2001/02
- "Biography", CESR, Accessed December 2006.