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Center Seeks Fall Dean's Fellows to Support Anti-Torture Initiative

The Center’s Anti-Torture Initiative (ATI) is searching for Dean’s Fellows for the Fall. The ATI Dean’s Fellow will support the activities of the Project and the Special Rapporteur on Torture, WCL Professor Juan E. Mendez, regarding follow-up and implementation of thematic and country-specific recommendations through legal research, strategy planning and assisting with the preparation of follow-up country visits. Additionally, the Dean’s Fellows will support the project’s website and will be responsible for implementing outreach strategies through social media to expand the impact of the Special Rapporteur’s work.

Successful applicants will have exceptional legal research and English-language writing skills, a demonstrated interest in human rights and active use of social media. Fluency in Spanish or French and knowledge of WordPress are highly desirable. Early applications will be prioritized. To apply, please send your resume and a cover letter to anicoles@wcl.american.edu with "ATI Dean's Fellow" as the subject.