Student Advisory Board

The Center's Student Advisory Board (SAB) is a group of highly qualified, creative students committed to human rights advocacy. The SAB provides students interested in and committed to human rights the opportunity to participate in the planning and implementation of Center programming, to learn tangible skills beyond the classroom for effective advocacy and activism, and to attend special SAB-only events and receptions.

The Center's 2018-2019 Student Advisory Board (SAB) is accepting applications!


The Center's Student Advisory Board (SAB) is a group of highly qualified, creative students committed to human rights advocacy. The SAB provides students interested in and committed to human rights the opportunity to participate in the planning and implementation of Center programming, to learn tangible skills beyond the classroom for effective advocacy and activism, and to attend special SAB-only events and receptions. 

SAB members meet weekly with Center leadership and participate in periodic skills development seminars that focus on topics like grant proposal writing, public speaking, social media, and more. The Board is a year-long February 2018 to February 2019 commitment that continues throughout the spring, summer and fall semesters.

All JD and LLM students are welcome to apply!

Click here to view the application.

DEADLINE: Wednesday, January 17, 2018, 11:59pm

Meet the 2017 Student Advisory Board

Ali Boyd graduated from Furman University with a B.A. in Political Science and minors in Poverty Studies and Latin American Studies. After graduation, she worked as a legal assistant with Annunciation House, a migrant shelter where she served as the Legal Coordinator and Border Awareness Experience Coordinator. Ali interns with U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement.  

Alice Browning graduated from Houghton College with a B.A. in Political Science and minors in Community Development and Human Trafficking and Supply Chains. Alice worked at the Hope Refugee Drop-In, a post-resettlement agency, first as a AmeriCorps volunteer and then as a manager. Alice is a junior staff writer on the Center’s Human Rights Brief, and was most recently a research assistant for Professor Macarena Saez.

Audrey Mulholland graduated from the University of Southern California with a B.A. in International Relations and Psychology.  After graduation she spent over a year living in Bangalore, India interning for International Justice Mission, a non-profit organization that works to protect the poor from violence in the developing world. Audrey is junior editor on the Center’s Human Rights Brief, and is a Public Interest/Public Service Scholar.  

Chelsea Lalancette graduated from the University of San Francisco with a B.B. in International Studies. Prior to coming to law school she worked in immigration law at a non-profit in San Francisco and as a researcher for an academic project on Traditional Chinese Medicine. Chelsea was most recently a legal intern for the Refugee Law Project at Makerere University in Uganda.  She is also a research assistant for Professor Jenny Roberts.  

Todd Hull graduated from West Virginia University with a B.A. in Political Science with an area of emphasis in Pre-Law and Legal Studies, with two minors in Philosophy and Theatre.  Todd was most recently a Legal and Policy intern with the International Corporate Accountability Roundtable. Todd is a junior staffer of the International Law Review and the Symposium Co-chair of the Center’s Human Rights Brief.      

William “Billy” Vazquez graduated from American University with a B.A. in International Studies and a minor in Chinese Language. After graduation, he spent a year teaching English at a primary school in Nanjing, China, where he developed lesson plans and curricula for approximately 1,000 Chinese elementary school children. Billy is also a research assistant for the War Crimes Research Office, and a participant of the Center’s Kovler Project Against Torture.      

Meet Our Former SAB Members