Liman Fellows

Students selected as Liman Fellows will perform full-time public interest law-related work lasting at least eight to ten weeks during the summer. The subject matter is not limited to any specific field, and thus, may range from civil rights and liberties to disability law and environmental protection, and beyond.

Each fellow seeks a position that offers a variety of learning experiences over the course of the summer, such that they gain significant exposure to issues of law and an understanding of how the legal system works. The work allows a student to develop analytical thinking and research skills. At the conclusion of the internship, the fellow writes a report that explains how the internship affected his or her understanding of public interest law and future academic and career plans.

2017 Liman Fellows

2017 Liman Felllows

From left:  Steven Gomez, Jessica Quinter, Joy Dartey, Alice Mar-Abe, Kabbas Azhar

Kabbas Azhar '18 , Politics
Internship: American Friends Service Committee, Internship: Washington DC
Joy Dartey '18 , Sociology
Internship: Children's Defense Fund, Internship: New York NY
Steven Gomez '19 , History
Internship: Asociacion Civil por la Igualdad y Justicia, Internship: Buenos Aires, Internship: Argentina
Alice Mar-Abe '18 , Politics
Internship: Public Defender Association, Internship: Seattle WA
Jessica Quinter '18 , Woodrow Wilson School
Internship: British Pregnancy Advisory Service, Internship: London, Internship: UK

2016 Liman Fellows

Ryan Dukeman '17 , Woodrow Wilson School
Internship: US Dept. of State - Bureau of Legislative Affairs
Abigail Gellman '17 , History
Internship: Brooklyn Defender Services
Yangyi Li '17 , Economics / Global Health and Health Policy Program
Internship: Tennessee Justice Center
Maria Perales '18 , Woodrow Wilson School
Internship: Centro De Los Dereches del Migrante
James Sasso , Politics
Internship: Harvard Law School - Criminal Justice Program
Anthony Sibley '17 , Politics
Internship: U.S. District Court, Southern District of Mississippi

2015 Liman Fellows

Marissa Brodney , Woodrow Wilson School
Internship: US Dept. of State Office of Global Criminal Justice
Joaquín García '17 , Woodrow Wilson School
Laura Gault , JD/MPA candidate, Woodrow Wilson School and Harvard Law School
Internship: United States Department of Justice, Criminal Division
Cydney Kim '17 , Politics
Internship: Legal Action Center, Seattle, WA
Andrew Nelson '16 , German
Internship: ACLU of Washington, Seattle, WA
Safeeyah Quereshi '16 , Religion
Internship: U.S. Commission on Civil Rights, Midwestern Regional Office, Chicago, IL

2014 Liman Fellows

Amanda Cheong , Sociology and Social Policy
Internship: United Nations Refugee Agency, Internship: Yangon, Internship: Myanmar
Duncan Hosie '16 , Woodrow Wilson School
Internship: The Center for Voting and Democracy
Yahui Liang '15
Internship: Veterans Legal Clinic, Internship: Harvard Law School WilmerHale Legal Services Center
Lawrence Liu '16
Internship: The New York District Attorney's Office
Jessica Zou '16
Internship: The Public Defender Service for the District of Columbia

2013 Liman Fellows

Ariel Futter '15
Shawon Jackson
Kalyani Ramnath , History
Eleanor Roberts
Anna Schrimpf

2012 Liman Fellows

George Maliha
Tiennhan Phan
Julia Spiegel
Shaina Watrous

2011 Liman Fellows

Krisia Ildefonso
Laura Pedersen
Zayn Siddique
Justin Simeone
Vinay Sitapati
Eric Stern

2010 Liman Fellows

Rush Doshi
Ashley Eberhart
Sierra Gronewold
Sarah Paige
Thomas J.G. Scott
Sarah Solon
Alicia Yue Zeng

2009 Liman Fellows

Veneka Chagwedera
David Christie
Sarah Islam
Kelly Lack
Karen Levy
Marian Messing
Vanessa Rodriguez

2008 Liman Fellows

Felipe Cala , Spanish and Portuguese
Ryan Ebanks
Mark Zaichen Jia
Lawrence Kornreich
Michelle Phelps , Sociology
Emily Kathryn Stehr

2007 Liman Fellows

Benjamin Brady
Ronald Chatters, III , Woodrow Wilson School
Alisha Holland
Evan Magruder
Amelia Rawls
Kevin Woodson

2006 Liman Fellows

Valerie Atkins
Deborah Becher
Stephanie Greenwood
Sara Holloway
Michael Murray
Tiffany Bergin
Susan Reid