Academic Year 2015-2016
Romi Brammer, UNC School of Global Studies
Romi is currently enrolled in the M.A. program in Global Studies at UNC. She has a LLB degree in law and a LLM in international law and has previously worked in human rights organizations geared towards providing legal assistance to indigent individuals and refugees. More recently, she worked as a researcher for the UN Special Rapporteur on extrajudicial, summary or arbitrary executions. Whilst Romi has a legal background, she selected to study an interdisciplinary Master's degree in order to obtain a multidimensional perspective, which she considers essential in overcoming human rights abuses in her home of South Africa and beyond.
Jessica Green, UNC School of Law
Jessica Green is a rising second-year law student at UNC
School of Law. She graduated from North Carolina State University in December 2012 with a major in Communications-Public Relations and minors in English, Technical and Scientific Communication, and Political Science. Before attending law school, Jessica was a White House Intern in First Lady Michelle Obama's Office and then went on to work at Gibbs & Soell Business Communications as an Account Executive. She has a strong interest in issues relating to election law.
Anthony (AC) Locklear, UNC School of Law
Anthony Locklear is a rising third-year law student at UNC Law.
He graduated from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill in May 2013 with a B.A. in American Studies with a concentration in American Indian Studies. Anthony interned at the U.S. Department of the Interior Office of the Assistant Secretary - Indian Affairs. He is interested in issues related to civil rights, specifically access to education, immigrants' rights, and American Indian rights.
Quisha Mallette, UNC School of Law
Quisha Mallette is a rising second-year law student at
UNC. Prior to law school, she managed an academic support program for court-involved youth through the Literacy Council of Wake County. She holds a B.A. in History and Spanish from Hampton University and an M.A. in Communication and Culture from Howard University. Quisha is interested in issues related to civil rights and human rights, specifically access to education.
Ariel Smallwood, UNC School of Law
Ariel Smallwood is a rising second-year law student at UNC. Originally from Upper Marlboro, Maryland, Ariel graduated from Duke University in 2012 with an A.B. in Political Science and certificate in Policy Journalism and Media. Prior to law school, Ariel interned with Congresswoman Donna F. Edwards (4-MD) and was an AmeriCorp Public Ally where she worked as program associate for an education non-profit that focused on elementary school attendance. Ariel's interests include racial equality, voting rights, and social justice.
Christopher Stevens, UNC School of Law
Christopher Stevens is a rising second-year law student at UNC.
He graduated from Appalachian State University in 2013 with a degrees in Economics and Marketing. While in school he served on the Soil and Water Conservation Supervisor Board for Watauga County, which provides funding assistance to farmers for soil erosion prevention and water quality protection projects on their land and funding for other community improvement projects. Prior to enrolling in law school he worked at Liberty Hardware Manufacturing Company in Winston-Salem, NC as a Marketing Intern. He has a strong interest in civil rights issues facing North Carolina, especially those relating to education.