Summer Human Rights Fellows

The Rapoport Center will support the following JD and graduate students this summer to work with human rights organizations and inter-governmental institutions around the world. Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, our 2020 fellows will participate in remote internships. Learn more about Summer Human Rights Fellowships.

Charles Moyer Human Rights Fellow, American Civil Liberties Union of Texas (2020)
Orlando Letelier and Ronni Karpen Moffitt Endowed Presidential Scholar in Law; Refugee and Immigration Center for Education and Legal Services (2020)
International Residual Mechanism for Criminal Tribunals (2020)
Berta Cáceres Human Rights Fellow, Dentons Mauritius (2020)
Tahirih Justice Center (2020)
Equal Justice Center (2020)

Former Summer Human Rights Fellows

iman ali
Charles Moyer Human Rights Fellow, Legal Resources Centre (Cape Town, South Africa), 2016
Lissette Almanza
Solidarity Center (2018)
dan benowitz
World Health Organization (Geneva, Switzerland), 2017; Khmer Rouge Tribunal (Phnom Penh, Cambodia), 2016
Kara Blomquist
Charles Moyer Human Rights Fellow, The Bronx Defenders (2018)
Geography and the Environment; Summer Human Rights Fellow, Tahirih Justice Center (2019)
Chagos Refugee Group (2019)
Aaron Groth
Geography and the Environment; Berta Cáceres Human Rights Fellow (2017)
Law; Human Rights Scholar; Berta Cáceres Human Rights Fellow, Chagos Refugee Group (2019)
karim
Lawyers for Human Rights (2018)
helen kerwin
Human Rights Scholar (2015–2016); Summer Human Rights Fellow, UNHCR (2015 & 2016)
International Residual Mechanism for Criminal Tribunals (2020)
Charles Moyer Human Rights Fellow, Diocesan Migrant and Refugee Services / Reprieve (2019)
Phill Melton
Texas RioGrande Legal Aid (Laredo, Texas), 2017
Global Policy Studies; Summer Human Rights Fellow, Center for Migration Studies (2019)
Human Rights Scholars, WPS Editorial Committee, Summer Human Rights Fellows (2019), Affiliated Graduate Students
Orlando Letelier and Ronni Karpen Moffitt Endowed Presidential Scholar, ACLU of Northern California (2019)
Anna Roberson
Southern Migrant Legal Services (2018)
Amy Rodriguez
Human Rights First (Houston), 2016
Leah Rodríguez
Texas RioGrande Legal Aid (2018)
cristian sanchez
ACLU of Southern California (Los Angeles), 2016
Elizabeth Schmelzel
Human Rights Scholar (Spring 2018); Summer Human Rights Fellow, American Gateways (2017)
Juvenile Justice Advocates International (2019)
Scott Squires
Summer Human Rights Fellow, Interamerican Association for Environmental Defense (2017); Graduate Summer Fellow (2016)
Kevin Trahan
Human Rights Scholar (2018–2019); Summer Human Rights Fellow, Mechanism for International Criminal Tribunals (2018)
Ricardo Velasco
Latin American Studies; Berta Cáceres Human Rights Fellow (2018)
Brian Watson
Bronx Defenders (New York), 2016
Julie Wilson
Human Rights Scholar (2017-2018); WPS Editorial Committee (2017-2018); Summer Human Rights Fellow, Center for Human Rights and Global Justice (2017)
Leslie Wise
American Gateways (2018); Charles Moyer Human Rights Fellow, ProBAR (2017)
David Wood
Legal Resources Centre (Accra, Ghana), 2017
Harjeen Zibari
Human Rights Initiative of North Texas (2018)