MAIS Co-Director Dana Zartner recently had her book Courts, Codes, and Custom: Legal Tradition and State Policy Toward International Human Rights and Environmental Law published by Oxford University Press. OUP describes it as “a novel cultural-institutional theory of legal tradition to explain state policy toward international human rights and environmental law.” Congratulations, Professor Zartner!
Here are some photos from last night’s fifth annual MAIS Giants Game Social. Students, faculty, and staff enjoyed a 5-0 Giants win. Go Giants!
MAIS student Daniella Cohen, who is completing her research in Guatemala City, Guatemala, recently had a meeting with Alberto Brunori, the representative in Guatemala for the UN Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights. “Meeting with Mr. Brunori was incredibly insightful,” Daniella said.
MAIS student Hilina Mulugeta, currently completing her research at the Hamlin Fistula Hospital in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, was joined by MAIS Professor Ziegler this summer. Hilina’s research focuses on obstetric fistula as a cause of structural violence in Ethiopia.
Our MAIS Alumni Spotlight this week highlights December graduate Joanna LaFrancesca. Joanna currently works for Hult International Business School as a Visa Coordinator, where she advises hundreds of international students on how to secure their graduate school student visa. She greatly enjoys interacting with students from over 100 different countries, and continues to support them on campus when they arrive in San Francisco. As a cultural exchange enthusiast, Joanna is excited to be working in international education while continuing to explore her other passions, such as sustainable development.
Recently, MAIS alumna Brianna Russell was highlighted in Huffington Post’s blog! Brianna has managed to combine her love of the game and her passion for gender equality by creating Girls Leading Girls, a volunteer-run organization that empowers girls to become leaders in their communities, in their own lives and on the soccer field. http://www.huffingtonpost.com/ari-nessel/a-hand-up-not-a-hand-out_b_5668887.html