Peter Nash Stavros, JD ’16

Peter Nash Stavros, JD ’16

Staff Attorney and Partnerships Liaison, International Refugee Assistance Project

Peter Nash Stavros, JD ’16, is a staff attorney and partnership liaison with the International Refugee Assistance Project in Amman, Jordan. In that role, he is also supervisor for the Employee Verification Assistance Program. Previously he worked with the Child Protection Section – UNICEF Jordan Country Office as a Satter Human Rights Fellow and a Sinclair Kennedy Traveling Fellow, where he engaged with unaccompanied children and victims of protection concerns in host communities and refugee camps.

During his time at Harvard Law School, Peter was a student attorney with the Harvard Immigration Project and a co-director of the Harvard Chapter of the International Refugee Assistance Project. He worked with the International Criminal Court in the Hague, the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees in Washington, and Earthjustice’s International Program in San Francisco. As a clinical student with the International Human Rights Clinic, Peter conducted field research in Jordan investigating roadblocks to civil and legal registration of Syrian refugees and helped draft a memorandum on war crimes and crimes against humanity in Eastern Myanmar. He also studied at the Hague Academy of International Law, obtained a Certificate in Transnational Law from the University of Geneva, and taught Environmental Law and Policy at Boston College.

He graduated from the University of Toronto in 2013 with an Honours Bachelor of Arts degree in Political Science and History, with a focus on Western political philosophy and early modern European history.