Lizotte, Kelsey R.

Area of Study: 
Comparative Law and Criminal Justice, Conflict Resolution, Critical Theory, Ethnicity and Nationalism, Ethics, Critical Genocide Studies, Human Rights, International Law and Institutions, Social Justice, and Transitional Justice
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Kelsey Lizotte is currently a Ph.D. student at the Division of Global Affairs, as well as a student associate with the Center for the Study of Genocide and Human Rights, a member of the Sigma Iota Rho Honor Society for International Studies, and the Vice President of the Student Association for Global Affairs. In 2015 she received her M.S. from the Division of Global Affairs, with a concentration in conflict and human rights. During this time she received the Rutgers- Newark Homeland Security Fellowship and interned with Human Rights First (New York, NY) in their Refugee Representation program. Prior to joining the Division of Global Affairs, Kelsey interned with the US Committee for Refugees and Immigrants (Albany, NY), the Centre for Accountability and Rule of Law (Freetown, Sierra Leone) and the Otsego County Sheriffs Office (Cooperstown, NY). In 2013 she earned her B.S. in criminal justice, with a minor in Africana and Latino studies from the State University of New York at Oneonta.

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