Emily Cantwell

Undergraduate Intern (Summer 2017)
Undergraduate Interns
Emily Cantwell

Emily Cantwell is a senior majoring in International Relations and French and minoring in African Studies. Her interests include water security, women’s rights, and refugee rights. Emily researched climate change aid as part of the Complex Emergencies and Political Stability in Asia initiative through the Strauss Center and Innovations for Peace and Development. In addition, she has been working with the Clark Center for Australian and New Zealand Studies, helping to research the political salience of the High Court of Australia. Emily previously worked as the Refugee Cash Assistance intern at Refugee Services of Texas. She is an active member of the UT chapter of Amnesty International and served as Urgent Action Coordinator during the Spring 2017 semester. Emily plans to pursue a Master’s in Human Rights Studies or Public Policy after graduating in 2018.