Deirdre Dlugoleski
Masiyiwa-Bernstein Fellow
Deirdre Dlugoleski

Deirdre Dlugoleski is the Masiyiwa-Bernstein fellow for 2019-2020. Her work at RFK involves cases in the Inter-American Court of Human Rights and the submission of amicus briefs on civil and political rights in multiple regional systems. She received her J.D. from NYU School of Law in May 2019, where she focused on international human rights, indigenous rights, and environmental law. During law school, Ms. Dlugoleski interned with Human Rights Law Network in India and Forest Peoples Programme in Guyana, and worked extensively with the Global Justice Clinic. She also worked as a Human Rights Scholar with NYU’s Center for Human Rights and Global Justice, where she researched the role of data and quantitative methods in human rights fact-finding. Ms. Dlugoleski received her B.A. from Yale University in 2013, and completed a Fulbright-Nehru fellowship in India for 2013-2014.