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Alumni Network in Human Rights

The Weissberg Program in Human Rights supports career exploration by fostering a network of alumni with careers related to human rights, hosting an annual September Forum including a career panel, and job shadowing.

Alumni Profiles

Adam Koons'76Adam Koons in the Field

Anthropology major, PhD in Applied and Economic Anthropology.  Current position:  Director of Relief & Humanitarian Assistance at International Relief and Development (IRD)


Elena Nicklasson'06Elena Ilina Nicklasson'06 

Political Science major.  Current employer:  Global Fund for Women.



Ezra SpitzerEzra O. Spitzer'99

Peace Corps Uzbekistan.  New Mexico Child Advocacy Networks.




Rob Davidson'89 Majors in Creative Writing and English.  Peace Corps Grenada.  Associate Professor of English, University of California-Chico.

Judy Logback'95  Environmental Biology and Spanish. Helps rural residents earn sustainable incomes and avoid destruction of natural resources.

Bobby Harris'08Bobby Harris'08  Majors in International Relations and Spanish.  Works with high-risk, chronically-ill patients to prevent emergency room visits in Dorchester, MA.  

Annual Alumni Career Panels on Human Rights

Sonia Skidmore, Tom McHale, Zsolt Bobis and Molly FirkalySonia Skidmore, Tom McHale, Zsolt Bobis and Molly Firkaly

A career panel takes place each September in which alumni talk about their pathways to careers in human rights.  The link above will take you to biographical information about past panelists.