Joanna Naples-Mitchell is a 2018 graduate of New York University (NYU) School of Law. She joins Human Rights Watch in September as this year’s NYU School of Law Fellow. During law school, she conducted research and advocacy on the war in Yemen and interned with human rights organizations in Sri Lanka and Jordan. She previously worked more than four years as a paralegal with the Human Rights and Special Prosecutions Section of the Criminal Division of the U.S. Department of Justice. She graduated from Harvard College in 2010.