Director of Advocacy and Research, Human Rights Law Centre; Leebron Fellow for Columbia Law School, Columbia University

Emily Howie is the director of advocacy and research at the Human Rights Law Centre where she focuses on human rights in foreign policy and rights to political participation. In 2012, Emily graduated with a Masters in Law from Columbia University in New York and was was awarded Columbia’s Leebron Human Rights Fellowship to conduct post-graduate research on asylum seekers in Sri Lanka.

Prior to joining the Human Rights Law Centre, Emily worked as a Senior Associate with Allens Arthur Robinson, a legal adviser to the House of Representatives Legal and Constitutional Affairs Committee, and in the Trial Chambers of the International Criminal Tribunal for the Former Yugoslavia.

Experience

  • –present
    Leebron Fellow for Columbia Law School, Columbia University