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Civil and Human Rights
April Carrillo is an assistant professor of criminal justice at the University of South Dakota. Her research centers on the treatment of LGBTQ+ folks in the criminal legal system, with a focus on transgender people.
Kelebogile Zvobgo is a professor at William & Mary, where she is also a faculty affiliate at the Global Research Institute and the founder and director of the International Justice Lab. Her research explores issues of human rights, transitional justice, and international law and courts.
Sheela Ahluwalia is the senior labor analyst at Transparentem, a nonprofit that works to expose environmental and human rights abuses in global supply chains. She investigates where and how companies source their products, looking for abuses such as forced labor, child labor and human trafficking.
Anisha Singh is the executive director of the Sikh Coalition, the largest Sikh civil rights organization in the United States. She is a former adjunct professor at NYU and is licensed to practice law in Washington, D.C.
Anibel Ferus-Comelo is a faculty member at the Goldman School of Public Policy and director of Community Engaged Academic Initiatives at the Labor Center at the University of California, Berkeley. She has more than two decades of experience in community-engaged research and teaching, with a focus on the governance of global supply chains, labor standards and corporate social responsibility, gender, migration and the political economy of India.
William Lopez is a clinical assistant professor at the University of Michigan School of Public Health. He researches the effects of immigration law enforcement on communities subject to deportation and immigration raids. Lopez is also the director of public scholarship at the university’s National Center for Institutional Diversity.
Khiara M. Bridges is a professor at University of California, Berkeley, School of Law and an anthropologist specializing in the intersectionality of race, class, reproductive justice and law. She studies how reproductive rights law and biomedical ethics reinforce racial inequalities in the United States.
Lydia X. Z. Brown is a policy counsel for the Privacy and Data Project at the Center for Democracy and Technology and director of policy, advocacy and external affairs at the Autistic Women and Nonbinary Network. They are a disability justice advocate, writer, attorney and strategist.
Tim Jin is a disability rights advocate with cerebral palsy. He advocates for improving the accessibility of technology-aided communication for those with speech-related disabilities.
Marsha Jones is a grassroots organizer and health educator, and the co-founder and executive director of The Afiya Center, a reproductive justice organization in North Texas founded and directed by Black women.
Daniel Abebe is the vice provost and a professor of law at the University of Chicago School of Law. He is an expert on constitutional law, foreign affairs, human rights law, international institutions, and the way political and social institutions interact.
Faiza Patel is the co-director of the Brennan Center’s Liberty and National Security Program, which seeks to ensure U.S. counterterrorism laws and policies respect human rights and freedoms. Her portfolio includes projects on social media surveillance by police, schools and governments, policing and technology, and secret law.
Margaret Russell is an associate professor of constitutional law at California’s Santa Clara University. She specializes in constitutional law, civil rights and civil liberties, as well as freedom of speech, racial equality, sexual orientation equality, and the Supreme Court.
Ivan Espinoza-Madrigal is the executive director of Lawyers for Civil Rights and a civil rights attorney specializing in immigration law and legal issues affecting the LGBT community and those living