Taiyyaba A. Qureshi
Postdoctoral Research Fellow
- J.D., University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill (2010)
- B.A., Political Science, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill (2007)
- B.A., Religious Studies, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill (2007)
Attorney Fellow Taiyyaba A. Qureshi is a graduate of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. She received her law degree with honors at UNC School of Law. During law school, Taiyyaba participated in the Legal Education and Advancement Program, tutoring and mentoring fellow students, served two terms on the Journal of International Law and Commercial Regulation, and worked in the Immigration/Human Rights Policy Clinic. Taiyyaba was a summer intern in 2009 and rejoined the Center in 2011 as
the Educational Advancement and Fair Opportunities Fellow, where she serves communities across the state on school desegregation and education quality and equality issues.
Taiyyaba has also published two legal articles: "State of Emergency: General Pervez Musharraf's Executive Assault on Judicial Independence in Pakistan"in the NC Journal of International Law and Commercial Regulation, and "The Convention Against Torture, Extraordinary Rendition, and the Prospects for Treaty Application in North Carolina," published by the UNC Immigration and Human Rights Policy Clinic.
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