Clinical Advocacy Fellow
Rebecca Agule is an American lawyer who specializes in the impact of conflict and violence upon individuals, communities, and the environment. Her work focuses on arms regulation and disarmament, community engagement, and security sector reform.
Prior to joining the International Human Rights Clinic, Rebecca worked in the area of humanitarian mine action and human security with the Danish Demining Group (DDG) and the HALO Trust. She collaborated with governments and civil society to strengthen small arms legislation, develop community-based policing programs, and promote civil society and public participation. Rebecca also served as DDG’s gender adviser, working to ensure the meaningful participation of all community members and examining issues of masculinity and conflict.
Previously, Rebecca was a consultant based in Kosovo. She advised on constitutional issues, transitional justice, and land rights for the Legal Unit of the International Civilian Office, the international organization mandated with overseeing Kosovo’s period of supervised independence. During this time, she also consulted with the Center for Civilians in Conflict on civilian casualties and amends processes in Afghanistan, Pakistan, and Nepal.
Rebecca has a Masters in Public Policy from Harvard Kennedy School and a JD from Harvard Law School, where she was an active participant in the International Human Rights Clinic. She has a personal and academic interest in the relationship and tensions between human and animal rights.