Topol Research Fellows

The Topol Research Fellows program at the Carr Center for Human Rights Policy is made possible by the generous support of entrepreneur, philanthropist, and peace activist Sidney Topol and the Topol Family Foundation. The Topol Research Fellowship provides recognition and support to Harvard Kennedy School students interested in and committed to nonviolence and peace.

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Rahaf Safi

Research proposal: Nonviolent movements and violent conflicts - Middle East

Rahaf is Syrian-American and has been working on human rights issues and organizing for over eight years. Over the past few years, she has...

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Preeti Sahai

MC/MPA Mason/India
Research proposal: Nonviolent solutions to communal polarization in India

Preeti has experience of over 15 years in public service on social, economic and political...

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