Summer Human Rights Fellows

The Rapoport Center will support the following JD students this summer to work with human rights organizations and inter-governmental institutions around the world. Learn more about Summer Human Rights Fellowships.

Solidarity Center (2018)
The Bronx Defenders (2018)
Lawyers for Human Rights (2018)
Southern Migrant Legal Services (2018)
Texas RioGrande Legal Aid (2018)
Mechanism for International Criminal Tribunals (2018)
Ricardo Velasco
Council of Sustainable Settlements of the Americas (Bogota, Colombia) (2017 and 2018)
American Gateways (2018); Charles Moyer Human Rights Fellow, ProBAR (2017)
Human Rights Initiative of North Texas (2018)

Former Summer Human Rights Fellows

iman ali
Charles Moyer Human Rights Fellow, Legal Resources Centre (Cape Town, South Africa), 2016
dan benowitz
World Health Organization (Geneva, Switzerland), 2017; Khmer Rouge Tribunal (Phnom Penh, Cambodia), 2016
Aaron Groth
Geography and the Environment; Berta Cáceres Human Rights Fellow (2017)
helen kerwin
UN High Commissioner for Refugees (Mexico City), 2016; Human Rights Scholar, 2015-2016; Charles Moyer Human Rights Fellow, Inter-American Court of Human RIghts (San José, Costa Rica), 2015
Phill Melton
Texas RioGrande Legal Aid (Laredo, Texas), 2017
Amy Rodriguez
Human Rights First (Houston), 2016
cristian sanchez
ACLU of Southern California (Los Angeles), 2016
Elizabeth Schmelzel
Human Rights Scholar (Spring 2018); Summer Fellow, American Gateways (2017)
Scott Squires
Interamerican Association for Environmental Defense (San Francisco, California), 2017; Graduate Fellow (Summer 2016)
Ricardo Velasco
Council of Sustainable Settlements of the Americas (Bogota, Colombia) (2017 and 2018)
Brian Watson
Bronx Defenders (New York), 2016
Julie Wilson
Human Rights Scholar (2017-2018); Summer Fellow, Center for Human Rights and Global Justice (2017)
David Wood
Legal Resource Centre (Accra, Ghana), 2017