Carolyn O’Connor is a recent graduate of Yale Law School and the Fletcher School at Tufts University. At Yale Law School, O’Connor was a student director at the Orville H. Schell, Jr. Center for International Human Rights and a student intern at the Lowenstein Human Rights Clinic and the Worker and Immigrant Rights Advocacy Clinic.
O’Connor has worked as a law intern in South Africa, Puerto Rico, and Hawai’i. She also worked as an advocate and outreach coordinator at the Urban Justice Center’s Safety Net Project from 2013-2015. In 2012, she served as an AmeriCorps VISTA in Oregon. Prior to 2012, she conducted research in Australia, China, Guatemala, Malaysia, and Vietnam.