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Clinical Programs - International Human Rights

Faculty and Staff Biographies

Elizabeth-Brundage

Elizabeth Brundige
Visiting Assistant Clinical Professor

Elizabeth Brundige
Visiting Assistant Clinical Professor

Elizabeth Brundige is a Visiting Assistant Clinical Professor at Cornell Law School and Executive Director of Cornell's Avon Global Center for Women & Justice. Prior to joining Cornell Law School, Ms. Brundige was the Robert. M. Cover – Allard K. Lowenstein Fellow in International Human Rights and a clinical lecturer in law at Yale Law School, where she co-taught the Allard K. Lowenstein International Human Rights Clinic, taught an undergraduate course in international human rights at Yale College, and helped coordinate the activities of the Orville H. Schell, Jr. Center for International Human Rights.  She previously worked for the International Association of Women Judges, under the auspices of Yale Law School’s Robert L. Bernstein Fellowship in International Human Rights, on several programs designed to advance women’s human rights and access to justice in southern and East Africa.  She was also an Associate Legal Officer in the Appeals Chamber of the International Criminal Tribunal for the Former Yugoslavia and a law clerk for Judge Kermit V. Lipez of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the First Circuit and Justice Sandile Ngcobo of the Constitutional Court of South Africa.  She received a J.D. from Yale Law School, an M.Phil. in Development Studies from Oxford University, and a B.A. from Yale University.

Corey Calabrese
Teaching Fellow

Corey Calabrese is a Teaching Fellow for the International Human Rights Clinic and a Women and Justice Fellow at the Avon Global Center for Women and Justice at Cornell Law School. Before joining the Center, she was a Program Officer working on human trafficking and sexual violence at the international women’s rights organization, Equality Now, in both their New York and Nairobi offices. She was also previously a Program Manager at the Center for Court Innovation. She received her J.D. from Fordham University School of Law in 2010, where she was both a Crowley Scholar for Human Rights and Stein Scholar for Public Interest Law and Ethics, and her B.A. from the University of Notre Dame in 2006.

Naureen Shameem
Teaching Fellow

Naureen Shameem is a Teaching Fellow for the International Human Rights Clinic and a Women and Justice Fellow at the Avon Global Center for Women and Justice at Cornell Law School. Naureen received an LL.M. from Harvard Law School, where she participated in the International Human Rights clinic and served as an articles editor for the Harvard International Law Journal, and an LL.B. from University College London. She was previously the Harvard Law Public Service Fellow at the international women’s rights organization Women Living Under Muslim Laws, where she coordinated the global Stop Stoning Women campaign, and a legal researcher for the International Labor Organization. Naureen worked with INTERIGHTS on women’s human rights and with the Human Dignity Trust on strategic litigation. She has interned at Human Rights Watch’s Legal and Policy division and was a refugee caseworker with the Women in Crisis unit at the British Red Cross.

Karla Creech

Karla Creech
Administrative Assistant

Karla Creech
Administrative Assistant

As an Administrative Assistant, Karla Creech provides support for many aspects of Cornell's Human Rights Clinic. Karla graduated from Cornell University herself in 2010 with a bachelor's degree in Biology. In the past she has worked in the fields of catering and event planning; construction; and in the biotech industry. Karla is originally from Southern California, and has lived in Central New York for many years. She is very excited to be involved in the defense of human rights and the training of those that will fight for others in their future.