Henigson Fellows

2017-2018

Roni Druks, JD’17, will work in the Palestinian Territories with Yesh Din.

(Fellowship mentors: Tyler Giannini, Director, International Human Rights Clinic, and Nicolette Waldman (Boehland), Researcher, Amnesty International)

Lan Mei, JD’17, will work in Guyana with the Forest Peoples Programme, providing legal support to indigenous communities on land and environmental rights.

(Fellowship mentors: Anna Crowe, Clinical Instructor, International Human Rights Clinic; Marian Ingrams, Fulbright Scholar, former Satter Fellow; Maryum Jordan, Bertha Fellow, EarthRights International)

2016-2017

Emily Norman, J.D. ’15, will work in Mexico with the Institute for Women in Migration (El Instituto para las Mujeres en la Migración).

2015-2016

Elizabeth Carthy, LLM ’15, worked in Haiti at the Bureau des Avocats Internationaux and will in South Africa work at Lawyers Against Abuse.

2014-2015

Maryum Jordan, J.D. ’14, worked in Peru with EarthRights International.

Lindsay Henson, J.D. ’14, worked in South Africa with Lawyers Against Abuse.

Sarah Wheaton, J.D. ’14, worked in Egypt with St. Andrew’s Resettlement Legal Aid Project.

Anjali Mohan, J.D. ’14, worked in Myanmar with Justice Base.

2013-2014

Elsa Meany, J.D. ’13, worked in Colombia and Spain with Women’s Link Worldwide.

Lillian Langford, J.D. ’13, worked in Kyrgyzstan with Soros Foundation-Kyrgyzstan.

2012-2013

Elizabeth Summers, J.D. ’12, worked in Georgia at Article 42 of the Constitution.

Anna Crowe, LL.M ’12, worked in Colombia with the International Crisis Group.

2011-2012

Lara Talsma, LL.M. ’11, spent her year working with Amnesty International-Mexico on refugee issues.

Taylor Landis, J.D. ’11, worked at the International Criminal Court at The Hague.

Marissa Vahlsing, J.D. ’11, and Ben Hoffman, J.D. ’11, spent their fellowship years with EarthRights International in Peru.

2010-2011

Alison Davidian, LL.M. ’10, spent part of her fellowship year at Equality Now in Zambia, and part at the International Center for Transitional Justice in the Democratic Republic of Congo.

Jan Fiala, LL.M. ’10, spent his fellowship year at the Disability Rights Center in Hungary.

2009-2010

Aua Balde, LL.M. ’09, worked at TOSTAN in Senegal.

Thomas Becker, J.D. ’08, spent his fellowship year with Comité Impulsor in Bolivia.

2008-2009

Jonas-Sebastien Beaudry, LL.M. ’07, worked at the Center for Justice and International Law (CEJIL) in San Jose, Costa Rica.

Nate Ela, J.D. ’07, spent his fellowship year as a staff member at Grupo Semillas in Bogotá, Colombia.

Erica Gaston, J.D. ’07, worked for two organizations in Kabul, Afghanistan — the Welfare Associate for the Development of Afghanistan (WADAN), and the Campaign for Innocent Victims in Conflict (CIVIC).

Andrew McIntyre, LL.M. ’08, spent his fellowship year working in the Constitutional Litigation Unit of the Legal Resources Centre (LRC) in Johannesburg, South Africa.

2007-2008

Stephanie Brewer, J.D. ’07, spent her fellowship year with the Centro de Derechos Humanos Miguel Agustín Pro Juárez (Centro Prodh) in Mexico City, Mexico.

Jacob Kopas, J.D. ’07, spent his fellowship year working with the legal team at Tierraviva, in Asuncion, Paraguay.

Yukyan Lam, J.D. ’07, worked with the Comisión Colombiana de Juristas in Bogotá, Colombia.

Rebecca Wright, J.D. ’07, served as a legal consultant with the Egyptian Initiative for Personal Rights (EIPR) in Cairo, Egypt.

2006-2007 Fellows

Nikolaus Grubeck, LL.M. ’06, worked with the Afghanistan Independent Human Rights Commission.

Sergiu Troie, J.D. ’05, spent his fellowship year in Delhi, working with the South Asian Human Rights Documentation Centre.

Stephan Sonnenberg, J.D. ’06, worked with Human Rights Focus and the Feinstein International Famine Center in Uganda.

2005-2006

Isabel Goodman, LL.M. ’05, spent her fellowship year engaged in both litigation and advocacy work with the Lawyer’s Committee HIV/AIDS Unit in Mumbai, India.

Chi Mgbako, J.D. ’05, worked in Dakar, Senegal, with the International Crisis Group’s West Africa Project on its projects focusing on Sierra Leone.

Bridgette Toy-Cronin, LL.M. ’05, spent her fellowship year in Phnom Penh, Cambodia, working with the Cambodian Defenders Project. She will assist in establishing a monitoring group of the Khmer Rouge Tribunal and will work with the Women’s Resource Center to develop educational documents on women’s rights.

2004-2005

Mike Camilleri, J.D. ’04, worked with Guatemalan human rights organizations in creating a Commission for the Investigation of Illegal Bodies and Clandestine Security Apparatus (CICIACS).

Alison Cole, LL.M ’04, worked on improving the human rights of women in Rwanda through the Rwanda Women’s Network.

Jennifer Langlais, LL.M ’04, worked with the South Asian Human Rights Documentation Centre in New Delhi, India.

2003-2004

Zarine Habeeb, LL.M. ’03, undertook advocacy and litigation work on Roma rights in Europe

Ashley Martabano, J.D. ’03, spent her fellowship working on law reform advocacy in South Africa.

Lorna McGregor, LL.M. ’03, worked on transitional justice and the peace process in Sri Lanka.

2002-2003 Fellows

Stephanie Wang, J.D. ’02, developed education and training programs for people living with HIV/AIDS in China.

Emily Schaffer, J.D. ’01, who clerked for the Inter-American Court of Human Rights, spent her 2002 fellowship working as an advocate trained in the Organization of American States (OAS) system with nongovernmental organizations in Costa Rica and Brazil.

2001-2002 Fellows

Mirna Adjami, J.D. ’00, worked on transitional justice and human rights in the Democratic Republic of the Congo during her fellowship.

Arthur Kim, ’00, worked on the expansion of a human rights prosecution clinic in Haiti.

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