Age: 34
Home Town: North Andover, MA
Education: BA (Math, Philosophy) from University of Virginia; JD from Penn Law School
Specific Field Interests: human rights, international development
Placement: People's Watch, Madurai, Tamil Nadu
Area of Focus: Human Rights & Advocacy

Highlights: For as long he can remember, Brian has wanted to make the world a better place. This led him to become a Math teacher, a yoga teacher, and a Peace Corps Volunteer. While teaching Math and Physics at a small village high school in rural Kenya, he picked up Swahili, started a chess club, and discovered his true passion‰ÛÓhuman rights and international development. Upon returning to the U.S., Brian pursued a law degree and spent three years studying international law and human rights. Having seen the power of education to transform lives, he also raised money to send his former Kenyan students to college. Since graduating from Penn Law School in 2010, Brian has been clerking in the Superior Court of Vermont, researching legal issues for judges in the Criminal, Civil, and Family Courts. He is excited to work in the field of human rights in India, a country that has long fascinated him.

Posts by briantronic

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The Price of Human Rights Work

When you work in human rights, you see a lot of sad faces. A ten-year-old […]

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The Most Epic Rickshaw Ride in the History of Humankind

  They say that a picture is worth a thousand words. In some cases, however, […]

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What good are human rights?

During my first year of law school, I took a class called Public International Law […]

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Adventures in Madurai

AN UPDATE FROM BRIAN AND TED: It’s 10:00pm on September 9th, our first night in […]

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A new beginning

I have no idea what time it is.  My watch says it’s 3:45 am, but […]

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