Past Affiliates


Jennifer Schirmer


Jennifer Schirmer holds a Ph.D. in Political Anthropology. She conducts research that addresses the mentalités of armed actors on both sides of conflicts--State security forces and non-State insurgents--with firsthand experience in Latin America, South Africa and The Philippines.... Read more about Jennifer Schirmer


Sara Minkara

Sara Minkara is a fellow at the Carr Center for Human Rights Policy. She is President and Founder of ETI, Empowerment through Integration. Sara is a... Read more about Sara Minkara

Teng Biao

Teng Biao is an academic lawyer and a human rights activist. He was formerly a Lecturer in the China University of Political Science and Law, a visiting Fellow... Read more about Teng Biao

Fernando Berdion Del Valle


Fernando Berdion Del Valle is a fellow at the Carr Center for Human Rights Policy, where he focuses on the history of human rights policy in international law. He is working with Professor Kathryn Sikkink on a project that investigates Latin American nations as protagonists in the development of the idea of international human rights. He was a Carr Center Fellow from 2014 to 2016.... Read more about Fernando Berdion Del Valle

Avery Schmidt

Avery Schmidt

Carr Center Fellow

Avery Schmidt was a fellow at the Carr Center for Human Rights Policy from 2016 -2018. His research focuses on the costs and consequences of the U.S....

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