Faculty and Staff

Charlotte Finegold
Community Human Rights Fellow

As Community Human Rights Fellow, Charlotte Finegold assists the Schell Center in promoting a vibrant human rights community and in developing human rights projects. She also supervises the Hope...

Paul W. Kahn
Robert W. Winner Professor of Law and the Humanities and Director, Orville H. Schell, Jr. Center for International Human Rights

Paul W. Kahn is Robert W. Winner Professor of Law and the Humanities, and Director of the Orville H. Schell, Jr. Center for International Human Rights at Yale Law School. Professor Kahn teaches in...

Hope R. Metcalf
Clinical Lecturer in Law; Research Scholar in Law; and Executive Director, Orville H. Schell, Jr. Center for International Human Rights

Hope Metcalf is the Executive Director of the Orville H. Schell, Jr. Center for International Human Rights Law and co-teaches the Lowenstein International Human Rights Clinic. In January 2017, she...

Barbara Mianzo
Senior Administrative Assistant
James J. Silk
Binger Clinical Professor of Human Rights; Director, Allard K. Lowenstein International Human Rights Clinic; and Director, Orville H. Schell, Jr. Center for International Human Rights

James J. Silk is the Binger Clinical Professor of Human Rights at Yale Law School, where he teaches the Allard K. Lowenstein International Human Rights Clinic. He is director of the Law School’s...

Fellows

Nixon Boumba
Tom and Andi Bernstein Senior Human Rights Fellow (fall term)
Kyle Delbyck
Schell Center Human Rights Fellow
Paul Linden-Retek
Robina Foundation Visiting Human Rights Fellow

Paul Linden-Retek is a Robina Foundation Visiting Human Rights Fellow at Yale Law School and a Ph.D. Candidate in the Department of Political Science, where his research focuses on the political...

Ryan Liss
Schell Center Visiting Human Rights Fellow

Ryan Liss ’13 LLM works in public international law and criminal law, examining the ways in which human rights both construct and constrain state power. Liss is a Visiting Postdoctoral Scholar at...

Alejandro Madrazo Lajous
Schell Center Visiting Human Rights Fellow

Alejandro Madrazo Lajous obtained an LL.B. (’02) from ITAM in Mexico City and both an LL.M. (’03) and a J.S.D. (’06) from YLS. He is currently tenured Professor of Law at CIDE in Aguascalientes,...

Catalina Pérez Correa
Schell Center Visiting Human Rights Fellow

Catalina Pérez Correa has been a Professor of the Legal Studies Division at the Center for Research and Teaching of Economics (CIDE) in Mexico for the past six years. She received her LLM and JSD...

Lowenstein Clinic Student Directors

Catherine Crooke
Lowenstein Clinic Student Director

Catherine Crooke is a third-year J.D. candidate at Yale Law School, where she focuses on international human rights and refugee law. Prior to law school, Catherine worked at the International...

Dylan Kolhoff
Lowenstein Clinic Student Director

Dylan Kolhoff graduated with Honors from the College of William & Mary with a major in International Relations. He spent two years after graduation in China, first as a Teaching Fellow in...

Amber Qureshi
Lowenstein Clinic Student Director

Julia Wang is a third-year J.D. candidate at Yale, where she has spent most of her time working on international human rights. She was one of the student directors of Schell Center during her...

Constance Zhang
Lowenstein Clinic Student Director

Lowenstein Project Student Directors

Shannon Manley
Lowenstein Project Student Director
Carolyn O'Connor
Lowenstein Project Student Director

Carolyn O’Connor is a third-year J.D. candidate at Yale Law School, where she has spent her time working on human rights issues in the Americas, Africa, and the Middle East. Prior to law school,...

Paulina Perlin
Lowenstein Project Student Director

Paulina Perlin is a second-year student at Yale Law School. In addition to serving as a Lowenstein Project co-director, she is also co-director of the International Refugee Assistance Project, a...

Liana Wang
Lowenstein Project Student Director

Schell Center Student Directors

Carolyn O-Connor
Schell Center Student Director

Carolyn O’Connor is a third-year J.D. candidate at Yale Law School, where she has spent her time working on human rights issues in the Americas, Africa, and the Middle East. Prior to law school,...

Sonya Schoenberger
Schell Center Student Director

Sonya Schoenberger is a second-year law student interested in human rights, environmental justice, and humanitarian action. Prior to law school, Sonya worked as part of the International Committee...

Yale College Liaisons

Madeline Batt
Yale College Liaison

Madeline Batt is a political science major and a member of the Multidisciplinary Academic Program in Human Rights' class of 2019. As an undergraduate assistant, she assists the Schell Center with...

Laura Plata
Yale College Liaison